Dana Leigh Eckhoff, 50 of Shell Rock and formerly of Waverly, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at the Waverly Health Center from health complications.
Dana was born on January 10, 1969, in Waverly, Iowa the daughter of Carol Joe (Dana) and Wayne Allen Eckhoff. Dana attended the Cedar Falls school system, graduating in 1987 from the Cedar Falls High School.
Dana loved to draw and sing but most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her three children; son, Dakota James Eckhoff of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, daughter, Brianne Faith Eckhoff of Waverly and son, Rylee Jonathon Eckhoff of Waverly; her mother, Carol Eckhoff of Waverly, her father, Wayne (Karen) Eckhoff of Cedar Falls; a brother, Jonathon Jay (Heather) Eckhoff of Waterloo and their two daughters, Elizabeth and Kaitlyn; and her paternal grandfather, Harlan Eckhoff of Cedar Falls. Dana is also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Dana was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Darline (Sievers) Dana on January 26, 2015 and Albert Dana on May 11, 2015; paternal grandmother, Ella Eckhoff; uncle Richard Dana; and a cousin Jessica Burgess.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Sunday, February 3, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly. Memorial Services will be held on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly, with Pastor Nicholas Knepper (Grace Community Church in Cedar Falls) officiating. Dana has been cremated and burial will be held in Harlington Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences for Dana’s family may be left at www.kaisercorson.com. Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is assisting the family. 319-352-1187.
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