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Steven R. Eckhardt

May 02, 1947 - Oct 12, 2021


Steven R. Eckhardt, age 74, of Sheboygan Falls, passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife, Cindy; a daughter, Rebecca Eckhardt; stepsons, Chris and Ryan Loose and his sister, Julie (Tom) Kleefisch.
In accordance with Steve’s wishes no services will be held. The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at



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Thomas Tuszynski

I am so sorry, I just found out about Steve’s passing. Great fellow LEO, better golfer, better basketball player than me.

Kathy Koenig

My deepest sympathy Cindy. Have thought of you often.

Linda Eckhardt

My sincere condolences to all of you in your time of grief and sorrow. I have only good memories of Steve.

Diane Schmahl

I’m so saddened to hear of your dear husband’s passing, Cindy. May you find comfort in knowing how many lives that he touched-the difference he made as a longtime public servant but, more importantly, your timeless love for one another.

Ellen Najacht

Cindy, I am so sorry to hear of Steve's passing. I have so many good memories of him as our court officer. He always had a smile on his face (even though it made you feel like he was up to something, which he probably was). Please know I am thinking of you. Ellen & Orson Najacht

Cheryl Gurholt

Cindy so sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Bill & Lynda Pautz

Our sincere sympathy on the death of Steve. I worked with him many years and enjoyed working with him-he was always a good friend and he will be missed.

Dave Daniels

My condolences to Steve's family,

James Haasch

Dearest Cindy. Kathy and I are deeply saddened at Steve's passing. I will always remember his great sense of humor, his "joke of the day" and truly enjoyed working with him every day when he came over to the DA's office. I can hear his voice as I write this. May God keep him and your family in his grace. Jim and Kathy Haasch

Wolf and Cathy Schrauth

Oh Cindy, we are so sorry to hear this sad news. We have good memories of working with Steve. May the Lord be very near to you and your family during this time. Keeping you in our prayers.

Lesa Barnard

Cindy, I was so sorry to read about Steve's passing. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Menhard nd Sandy Sonnemann

My deepest Condolence to you, Becky. Your Father , Steve. was a GOOD FRIEND to Sandy and me. My memories go back to Tubby's when we played softball/basketball for Tubby's. I can still see Steve tapping on the bar looking like he was playing the piano to the song of Boogiie Woogie Bllues. I can't believe you're gone. There's a special place in for you my FRIEND.

John Hermann

My sincere condolences to Steve's family. It was an honor to have him as a friend and colleague.

Mary Jo Robinson

Julie & family so sorry to hear of your brother Steve's passing.

Brenda Grohskopf

Very sorry to hear. My condolences Cindy

Dennis and Bonnie Korff

Cindy and family, So sorry for your loss. May happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time. Dennis and Bonnie Korff

Cheryl Darrow

I'm sad to hear about Steve's passing. I've known him for quite some time and have always enjoyed his sense of humor. He will be missed by the Fishheads, for sure ;-)

Rich Hummitzsch

Dear Cindy, I was alittle shocked to here about my good friend Steve. We had many years of golf, cards and just hanging out together. He had more golf gadgets than anyone I know and none of them worked. May he rest in peace. I'll miss him.

Janelle Stielow Rios

Dear Cindy, I was shocked to read about your husband's passing. You and your family have my deepest sympathy. May friends and family be a comfort to you at this time. Thinking of you....

Gail Krimmel

Cindy and family, so very sorry to hear about Steve's passing. He was such a joy to know and always so nice.

Michael Hughes

Steve was like a brother when we worked together. Sometimes I leaned on him for support and sometimes he leaned on me. Many times we went up North as a group to let off steam. Those will always be the best times to remember. He was a great athlete, great cop, great father and family always meant alot to him. He always could see what was right in the world and what was wrong. He served a stint in Viet Nam and had the courage to volunteer to go back and serve a second term in SE Asia, that being in Thailand. I take my hat off to anyone with that kind of dedication. Will always miss you Steve as will all members of our family. Mike Hughes

Donn & Karen Davis

Cindy, we were sorry to read of Steve’s passing. We pray for God to comfort your family.

Tom & Mary Weinhold

Cindy, our deepest sympathies to you. We have many fond memories of Steve, numerous years that Tom work with him at the department, a great golfing buddy and one of the guys in the poker group. What a friend helping us when we moved to Florida! Hoping these treasured memories comfort you at this time.

Edie Sagal

Cindy, so sorry for your loss.

Gail Ulezelski

My deepest sympathies Cindy and family. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Debbie Mayer

Cindy you have my deepest sympathy! So sorry to hear this! It was so nice to work with him! RIP Steve!🙏🥲

David Jerry Hartmann

Our most sincere condolences to Cindy and Rebecca. cousin dave and cindy hartmann

Kirk & Barb Bloedorn

Our deepest sympathies to Cindy and your family.

Lyn Sprengel

Cindy my deepest sympathies to you and your family. I enjoyed working with Steve so much he always made us laugh

Alan Nelson

Cindy and family I am so very very sorry. For your loss. I always enjoyed talking to Steve and was honored to work with both of you.

james stange

so sorry to hear knew Steve for years enjoyed playing ball against him for years

Sue & Jim Stange

Our deepest sympathies to you Cindy. I'm sure he's up in heaven playing poker with his former card mates.

Mary Fetterer

Cindy and family, I’m sorry for your loss, my deepest sympathy. I too enjoyed working with Steve. I remember when I started at the department my office was across the hall from his. One day shortly after I started he heard me say “ oh, shoot”. He came in my office with his gun drawn and asked what I wanted him to shoot! Don’t think I ever said that again. RIP. Steve.

gary repphunI

Cindy you have my sympathy. I enjoyed working with Steve. We also played a lot of hardball in our youngers. Rest in peace.

Dennis and Sandi Rakow

Cindy, Sandi and I send our deepest condolences to you and your family. I enjoyed working with Steve for many years. Who could forget all the good times we had at Lambeau Field, along with Gary TenHaken. So many great memories. God bless you and your family.

David J. Wehrwein

Cindy and family, my deepest condolences on Steve's passing. He was a pleasure to work with.