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Deborah E. Eichhorn, 60

  Deborah E. Eichhorn passed away Friday, September 5, 2014, at Wellspring Lutheran Services in Frankenmuth; age 60 years.   She was born on February 18, 1954 in Fort Knox, Kentucky, to the late Adrian A. and Ingrid (Krone) Eichhorn. She was a cheerleader at Frankenmuth High School and in 1973 she was crowned the Frankenmuth Bavarian Princess for the Bavarian Festival. Debbie attended Eastern Michigan University, worked as a Flight Attendant for Eastern Airlines and enjoyed a career as an actress and model in New York City. She valiantly fought Multiple Sclerosis, then returned to Frankenmuth to live out her final years in the Frankenmuth Lutheran Home (Wellspring Lutheran Services).

  Deborah is survived by her brother, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Adrian A. Eichhorn, of McLean, VA.

  Funeral services will take place Friday, September 19, 2014 at 11am at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1200 E. Genesee, Frankenmuth, MI.  The Rev. Jeff Luplow will officiate with burial in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. John’s Lutheran Church.  Arrangements entrusted to Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth.  Please sign the guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.cederbergfh.com.

Ingrid E. Eichhorn

  Ingrid E. Eichhorn passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at Wellspring Lutheran Services in Frankenmuth.   Ingrid was born in Germany where she met and married Adrian A. Eichhorn, a pilot in the U.S. Army. They relocated to Frankenmuth in 1963 where they raised their children Debbie and Adrian. Ingrid enjoyed a 35-year, retail career with Hudson’s (now Macy’s) in Saginaw. She had an identical twin sister, Ursula Boldt of Celle Germany, with whom she maintained a tradition of visiting twice yearly for the past 30 years. She was a loving wife and mother and spent the last five years assisting the dedicated staff caring for Debbie. After a short illness, Ingrid also received that same excellent care at the Lutheran Home. She was a longtime member of St. John’s Lutheran Church.

  Ingrid is survived by her son, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Adrian A. Eichhorn, of McLean, VA.

  Funeral services will take place Friday, September 19, 2014 at 11am at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1200 E. Genesee, Frankenmuth, MI.  The Rev. Jeff Luplow will officiate with burial in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. John’s Lutheran Church.  Arrangements entrusted to Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth.  Please sign the guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.cederbergfh.com.

 


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