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James Thomas Eckhout
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Obituary for James Thomas Eckhout

James Thomas Eckhout, a resident of Saginaw, Michigan, formerly of Shelby Township passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018; at the age of 64. He was born to his parents, Joseph and Helen (maiden name: Dewitte) Eckhout on December 24, 1953. 

James graduated from Utica High School in 1972. He attended Northern Michigan University for his undergrad from 1972-1977 and his graduate work at the Mayo Clinic from 1977-1979.

He married the love of his life, Dianne on July 22, 1977 in Rochester, Michigan. They have since enjoyed over 40 years of marriage together. 

James was the owner of Health Trak Physical Therpy for 23 years.

James is survived by his wife, Dianne Eckhout; son, Thomas Eckhout and grandson, Damian Eckhout. He is also survived by his siblings; Kathy (Bob) Keidel, Rick (Paula) Eckhout, Eileen (Rick) Zuelch, Mary Lou (Henry) Meabrod, John Eckhout, Linda (Phil) Newcom, Gary (Val) Eckhout, Peggy (Nick) Sorise, Joe Eckhout, Jeffrey Eckhout, and Michele (Dave) Lindsay. 

James is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Helen Eckhout and sister, Karen Jo.

Previous Events





2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Gramer Funeral Home – Diener Chapel

48271 Van Dyke Avenue
Shelby Township, MI 48317

With a Scripture Service at 7:00 PM





10:00 AM
St. Isidore Church

18201 23 Mile Road
Macomb, Michigan 48042

Instate at 9:30 AM

Cemetery Details


Resurrection Cemetery

18201 Clinton River Road
Clinton Twp., MI 48038

Memorial Contribution

Mayo Clinic

Family requests for memorial contributions to be made to the Mayo Clinic.

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