Ethan J. Eckerson, 22, Plover, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at St. Bronislava Catholic Church, with Msgr. Jeffrey D. Burrill officiating.
Visitation will be at the Shuda – Plover Family Funeral Home in Plover from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and at the church from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Friday.
A memorial will be established in his name for his brother Ezra’s college education.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Eckerson was born Sept. 25, 1991, in Stevens Point, a son of Jeff and Shelly (Koback) Eckerson. He attended local schools and was an accomplished hockey player in the Portage County Youth on Ice program for 14 years. He grew up on the Wisconsin River fishing and boating at every opportunity.
He worked at Forthcoming Dance Studio and most recently at Security Fence Company.
Survivors include his parents, Jeff and Shelly, Plover; two brothers, Eli and Ezra; his maternal grandmother, Bonnie, Stevens Point; his paternal grandparents, Jack and Penny Eckerson, Plover; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Dennis “Buzz” Koback.