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In Memory of

Frank William Eicher

February 22, 1925 - May 16, 2017

Obituary


Frank William Eicher, 92, passed away suddenly on May 16, 2017.
Frank was the only child of Frank John and Mary Bertha Steinmetz Eicher. He attended Manuel High School, before graduation he left to join the U. S. Navy; where he was a decorated WWII veteran. While serving fromc1943-1946, he was awarded the Asiatic-Pacific Medal, the Philippine Operations Medal and the Victory Medal. After his honorable discharge he went to work at International Harvester; retiring after 34 years. Frank was also a member of the UAW 1336, St. Joseph Orphans Association, and St. Martha Catholic...

Frank William Eicher, 92, passed away suddenly on May 16, 2017.
Frank was the only child of Frank John and Mary Bertha Steinmetz Eicher. He attended Manuel High School, before graduation he left to join the U. S. Navy; where he was a decorated WWII veteran. While serving fromc1943-1946, he was awarded the Asiatic-Pacific Medal, the Philippine Operations Medal and the Victory Medal. After his honorable discharge he went to work at International Harvester; retiring after 34 years. Frank was also a member of the UAW 1336, St. Joseph Orphans Association, and St. Martha Catholic Church. On his free time he was an avid fisherman and hunter, and enjoyed camping and boating. He was a very accomplished man, but most of all he was an amazing husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Preceding him in death along with his parents are his daughter, Pamela Eicher Paulin.
Survivors include his wife Ella Eicher; children, Gary Eicher, Sheila Atkinson and Tim Eicher; son in-law, Tom Paulin; 8 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2-8pm Friday, May 19, 2017 at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Road. The funeral mass will take place at 10am on Saturday, at St. Martha Catholic Church, 2825 Klondike Lane, with burial to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus of Louisville or The American Heart Association.