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Saturday, June 20, 2020. Beloved daughter of the late Frederick J. and the late Sara J. “Sally” Eccher, sister to Rick and Gary (Lisa) Eccher, Aunt to Eric and Chris Eccher and Meghan Stevens (Marcus), Great Aunt to Madyson & Chrissy. Preceded in death by a brother, Chuck. Dear niece, cousin and friend to many.

A proud graduate of Southwest High School, Ellen was very involved in organizing reunions and alumni events. She graduated from St. Louis University, subsequently becoming a career IRS agent and also served as a union rep. Ellen enjoyed gardening, snow skiing, golf, bridge, entertaining, and trying new restaurants. After retiring, she traveled extensively, danced as a member of three swing dance clubs, and was a passionate volunteer with Needy Paws Rescue.

Services: Visitation at Kutis Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois Rd on Thursday, June 25 from 4-8 pm. A brief time of sharing will begin at 7:15 for those who would like to share memories and special remembrances. Burial will be private. Contributions to Needy Paws Rescue or a charity of your choice in lieu of flowers.