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Velma Mae Ekkert

January 21, 1925 — May 21, 2019

VELMA MAE EKKERT
(MACKENDER)

Age 94, passed away Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 at the Timbers of Shorewood in Shorewood.

Velma is survived by her loving family, daughter, Sharon (Eugene) Blessent, grandchildren, Paul (Robin) Blessent, David (Jan) Blessent, Stephen (Marybeth) Blessent and caregiver Clyne Cordero.

Velma was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond & Lemoine Mackender (Jones), husband, Raymond Ekkert, siblings, Iona (John) Smith and Charles Mackender.

Family will receive friends at Goodale Memorial Chapel, 912 S. Hamilton Street, Lockport, IL 60441 on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Interment, Lockport City Cemetery, Lockport, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Joliet Area Community Hospice would be appreciated. For information, www.goodalememorialchapel.com or 815-838-1533.

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Saturday, June 1, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Lockport City Cemetery

, Lockport, IL

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