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Lynn Eichen

Lynn Norman Eichen

Tuesday, April 5th, 1949 - Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Lynn Norman Eichen, 69, of Carlinville, IL died Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Heritage Health in Carlinville. He was born April 5, 1949 to Morrell Norman and Melba (Klaus) Eichen in Carlinville. Lynn married Donna Colleen Coonrod, August 6, 1983 in Carlinville.

Lynn graduated Carlinville High School with the class of 1967, and he attended Michigan State University from 1967-1971, majoring in soil science. He farmed in Honey Point and Shaws Point with his father until 1986. Lynn was a self-employed auto mechanic throughout his life. He enjoyed all things related to motor vehicles and could fix or fabricate almost anything. He was an avid reader, with an amazing recall of all he read. Lynn enjoyed cooking, and eating good food, with a special fondness for ice cream. He also enjoyed talking and swapping stories with friends, family, and acquaintances, spending time with his nieces and nephews, and he loved his dogs, and all dogs.

He is preceded in death by his father Morrell Norman Eichen in 2012. Survivors include: his wife, Donna Coonrod of Carlinville, IL; mother, Melba Eichen of Carlinville, IL; sister, Peggy Ann (husband Gary Burch) Eichen of Prairie Home, MO; nieces and nephews, Sage Eichenburch of Prairie Home, MO, Amy Reynolds of Springfield, IL, Scott Coonrod of Fort Wayne, IN, John Coonrod of Suwanee, GA, and Lindsay Coonrod Bechtold of Lawrenceville, GA; great nieces and nephews, Preston Reynolds, Shaling Reynolds, and Ava Bechtold, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A visitation will be held Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 10-11am at Heinz Funeral Home with a memorial service to begin at 11am.

Memorials may be made to Benld Adopt-A-Pet, MCDD, or the Carlinville Food Pantry.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Heinz Funeral Home
    212 E Main
    Carlinville, IL 62626
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 11:00am
    Heinz Funeral Home
    212 E Main
    Carlinville, IL 62626
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    Memorial Service follows one hour of visitation


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Posted at 08:41am
Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your loved one. I hope words in John 6:40 will bring comfort during this difficult time.

Amy Reynolds

Posted at 12:13pm
Lynn was a great family member - he had a quiet intelligence, great sense of humor, and fondness for mid-west, small town culture.

Peggy Ann Eichen

Posted at 05:50pm
Missing my big brother, and always will.

Grace Eichen Eley

Posted at 07:11am
Rest in peace Lynn. Enjoy the ever after with your dad back on the farm. You were a great cousin and will be missed. Grace Eichen Eley

James Sandfort

Posted at 07:08pm
Rest In Peace, Lynn. Thank you for being a good friend to my dad, Gary Sandfort.
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