Thomas "Chuck" Eckel, 93, of Worth, died Jan. 8 at St. Mary Hospital in Kankakee. Visitation was held Jan. 11 at Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. A funeral Mass was held Jan. 12 at Our Lady of the Ridge Catholic Church in Chicago Ridge. Interment was at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park.
Mr. Eckel is survived by his son, James; his brother, Edward; his sister June Reimbold; and three grandchildren.
Mr. Eckel was born in Chicago. He worked in the steel industry. He served in the Army during World War II.