Tracy Ekstrand, 57, of rural Clinton, died Monday, July 7, 2008, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2008, at Reser Funeral Home in Warsaw, with Rev. Gene Ekstrand officiating. Burial will be in Shawnee Cemetery, Warsaw. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Benton County Cancer Fund in care of Reser Funeral Home. Condolences may be left online at .
He was born June 21, 1951, in Windsor, the son of Walter Dale and Thelma Irene Kindle Ekstrand. He graduated from Warsaw High School in 1969. On Oct. 30, 1971, he married Beverly Richardson.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly, of the home; two sons, Mark Ekstrand and Kevin Ekstrand, both of Independence; four grandchildren; one brother, Rev. Gene Ekstrand of Windsor; two sisters, Anna Martin of Blue Eye and Carolyn Pearson of Sweet Springs; one sister-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, James Robert Ekstrand, and one sister, Donna Faye Vincent.