Green River/Salina, Utah - Our precious son, brother, grandson and friend, Jake Edward Ekker, 12 days old, died October 10, 2011 at the home of his aunt in Salina, Utah.
He was born September 28, 2011 in Price, Utah, a son of Lynn Harris and Melissa Ann O’Neil Ekker.
Little Jake is survived by his loving parents, Lynn and Melissa Ekker; his big sister: Averi Ekker; his grandparents: Larry C. Ekker and Rita Jewks, all of Green River; and grandparents: Julie O’Neil of Salina; Jesus Avalos of Delta; Derald Stansworth of Oasis; also numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by great-grandparents: Arda Avalos; Sylvia Harris and Horace Edward Ekker, Sarah Ann Moses, Harry Lewis Hill, and great-great-grandparents: Lucille and Waldo Parsons.
Grave side services will be held Monday, October 17, 2011 at 1:00 P.M. in the Hanksville Cemetery. Friends may call for viewing at the Springer Turner Funeral Home in Salina, Sunday evening from 7 to 8 P.M. or at the Hanksville LDS Ward Chapel, Monday morning from 11:30 to 12:30 prior to the services.
Burial will be in the Hanksville Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.