Clara A. Van Eck obituary

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| WMU News

Clara Van Eck, a former Western Michigan University staff member, died Jan. 29. She was 96.

Van Eck, of Kalamazoo, joined the WMU staff in 1971 and retired in 1984 after 13 years of service to the University. She was an accounting clerk for the former Department of Continuing Education, now Extended University Programs.


A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, at Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 S. Ninth St., in Kalamazoo.


Memorial gifts may be made to Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., P.O. Box 30007, Lansing, Michigan, 48909 or to Rose Arbor Hospice, 5473 Croyden Ave., Kalamazoo 49009. Visit to make a memorial guestbook entry.