Lee Echternkamp, 74, of Adams Pointe in Quincy, died at 2:20 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.
Born October 9, 1945, in Quincy, Lee was the daughter of Loren and Wilma Leeper Echternkamp. She had been employed at the Quincy Herald-Whig and Culver Stockton College.
Surviving is her sister, Ann (O.A.) Jones of Fowler; two nephews, Jeffery (Kelly) Jones of Quincy and Max (Michelle) Echternkamp of rural Quincy; and a great-niece, Ripley Echternkamp.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, David Echternkamp.
Due to the current health situation and under the direction of the CDC, local health authorities and the State of Illinois services for Lee will be private. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery in Quincy.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Association.
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The Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point is handling the arrangements.
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