Richard James Eckroth

Richard J. Eckroth, born February 7, 1945 to Joseph and Bertha Eckroth in Mandan, North Dakota. He passed March 8, 2018 at his home in Kimberly, Idaho after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson. Richard was number three of six siblings. He graduated from North High School in 1964, Torrance California. Several years later he married Evelyn Alvarado in Gardena, Ca. and they had two children, Richard Jr. and Phillip. Eventually Richard and Evelyn drifted apart. He later married Mary Sue Stone in 1989 whom preceded him in death.

Richard was loved by many and will be missed by all of his family, friends, caregivers and his faithful dogs, Tess and Sammy. Family and friends are encouraged to share their memories at