Carleeta C. (Chadima) Eichler

Carleeta C. (Chadima) Eichler

Carleeta C. (Chadima) Eichler


Carleeta C. (Chadima) Eichler, 90, of Marion, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, July 10, 2023, at the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha. The Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Cedar Rapids, by Father Dennis Conway. Burial will follow at Czech National Cemetery. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Friday at the church.

Carleeta is survived by her husband of 71 years, Edward; children, Chris (Terry) Christianson, Ed (Jeanne) Eichler and Bruce (Kaye) Eichler; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Mildred (Sigmund) Chadima; sisters, Arlene Albaugh and Irene Prior; and her grandson, Jeff Anderson.

Carleeta was born July 10, 1933, in Cedar Rapids and was a lifelong resident. She graduated from Wilson High School and met her future husband at Danceland. Carleeta married Edward C. Eichler on June 5, 1952, at Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church.

A memorial fund has been established.

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