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Cynthia A. Eack | Obituary

By on March 19, 2014 at 11:18 am
Cynthia A. Eack

Cynthia A. Eack

Cynthia A. Eack (nee Shull), 51, of Bloomington, died March 13, 2014 in Bloomington.

She was born May 27, 1962 in Paris, Mo., the daughter of Larry and Marilyn Shull. She married Kevin D. Eack on June 2, 1984 at St. John’s Church of Christ in Waterloo. He survives.

Cindy graduated from Waterloo High School and Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. She obtained her Masters of Science in Communications from the University of Illinois in 2000. She worked in marketing, sales, higher education, started a garden design business and attained the Master Gardener designation.

She lived her life fully, embracing each day with passion and joy, and was loved by all who knew her. Her strength of character was admirable and her faith in God was strong. Cindy was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington. She will be remembered for her tireless support and dedication to always being present for family and friends, and encouraging everyone to live up to their highest potential.

Also surviving are her daughter, Michelle R. (Leandro Mora) Eack of Miami, Fla.; and a son, Michael B. Eack of Bloomington; one brother, Kevin L. Shull of Waterloo; father in-law, Dean Eack of Iowa; one sister in-law, Pamela Soper of Champaign and one brother in-law, Roger Brannan of Rock Island; four nephews, Shaun Eack of Pittsburgh, Pa., Shane Eack of Indianapolis, Ind., Ryan Shull and Aaron Shull, both of Hecker; her treasured aunts and uncles, cousins and many special friends.

She was preceded in death by mother in-law Shirley Eack; sister in-law Stacy Brannan; aunt Maxine Finley and both paternal and maternal grandparents.

Funeral services were held March 18 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington, Pastor Thomas Wirsing officiating. Visitation was March 17 at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Illinois CancerCare Foundation for cancer research and support to others in this region of Illinois who continue to fight the battle with cancer.

Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington assisted the family with arrangements.


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