Edward D. Eckstrom

Edward D. Eckstrom, 64, of 101 Livingston Ave., Jamestown, passed away at 6:32 a.m. Friday, May 9, 2014, in his home.

A lifelong area resident, he was born Aug. 31, 1949, in Jamestown, the son of Frances Bolin Eckstrom and the late Lawrence E. “Shorty” Eckstrom.

In previous years, he was a self-employed farmer and also enjoyed driving truck for several area businesses.

Surviving are his mother of Busti; his wife, the former Jessica D. Foulkrod, whom he married Aug. 2, 1968; three daughters: Wanda (Michael) White of North Carolina, Pamela Depas of Jamestown, and Brenda (Johnny) Eckstrom of North Carolina; five grandchildren: Zachary Eckstrom, Kayla Daniel, Andre Eckstrom, Olivia White and Cameron White; one stepgrandchild, William Tracy; five sisters: Susan Dennison, Sally Boardman, Sandy Giordano, Sarah Giordon and Stacey Siperek; and two brothers: Dennis Eckstrom and Benjamin Eckstrom.

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Visitation will not be observed.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Edward at www.lindfuneralhome. com.