Lenard Eichten, age 59 of Plymouth passed away unexpectedly on June 3, 2017. Lenard was born June 12, 1957 in Redwood Falls. He graduated from Loyola High School in Mankato and St. Johns University. Len served his community and family as President of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Minnetonka) school board, a supporter of Wayzata High School girls' tennis, and as a Boy Scout leader. In financial leadership roles, he saw various Twin Cities companies through periods of growth and transition, most recently in the creative services field as Controller at Clear Night Group and Chief Financial Officer at Modern Climate. Len was a rock of his family, as gentle as he was strong. He was a lover of nature and an avid reader on diverse topics who enjoyed preparing meals for family and friends. Survived by loving wife, Grace; sons, Chris and Jon (Alexandra); daughter, Caitlin; granddaughter, Sophia; parents, Stan and Agnes; siblings, Ken (Risa), Greg (Diane), Leon (Marian), Joleen Pfau (Jim), Jean Wilmes (Ron), Jim (Sue); nieces, nephews and many friends. Funeral 11 AM Friday at Gearty-Delmore Chapel of Plymouth, 15800 37th Ave. N. Visitation at the funeral home 5-8 PM Thursday and one hour prior to the service Friday. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Mankato. Memorials preferred to the Nature Conservancy, the American Heart Association and the Loyola Catholic School - Schola Foundation's Stan and Agnes Eichten Endowment Fund.
Published on June 6, 2017