Cleo Marie Eckhoff

White Bear Lake

Age 91, Passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 13, 2019. She was preceded in death by her son, Dr. P. James Eckhoff, Jr., her parents Rufus and Marie North, her sister Paddy Joseph, and her brothers Nile and Mike North. She was deeply loved and will be missed by her brother, Rufus (Polly) North, daughter-in-law, Renee Christensen, her children Kathy (Tom) Yeager, Paddy (Frank) Biagi, Nile (Patti), Fred (Jenny), Krystan (Bill) Putney, and Barb (Charlie) Welch. She was a devoted 

grandmother to Mandy, Nat, Jenna, Nile, Lori, Luanne, Lynea, Paul, Kelly, Kelsey, Katie, Jason, Lisa, Will, Becky, Erin, Joe, Mike, Molly, Libby, Angi, Ben, Mimi, Tony, her 27 great-

grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.  She is also survived by her former spouse and father of her children Dr. Philip Eckhoff. Cleo had a strong faith and understood that what mattered was spending eternity with God. A Mass of Christian Burial is Wednesday, May 29 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3878 Highland Ave., White Bear Lake. Visitation, 10:30 a.m., Mass, 11:30 a.m. The family will have a private interment.

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