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Ingrid Eklov

July 22, 1928 May 30, 2020
Ingrid Eklov
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Obituary for Ingrid Eklov

Ingrid Hildegard Eklov, a native of Detroit, former resident of Redford Twp., Milford, and White Lake, Michigan and long time member of Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church in Commerce Twp. died on May 30, 2020 at the age of 91.

Ingrid was born in Detroit on July 22, 1928. When she was ten she spent seven years living in a small rural community in Sweden.  Her father returned to Detroit during the war to find a job, while she and her mother stayed in Sweden until the war ended and returned to Detroit in 1944.  She was extremely proud of her Swedish heritage and instilled many of the customs in the family that now extends three additional generations.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Eklov, in 2016, and a son, Ken Eklov (Diane).
She is survived by her son, Don Eklov (Kathy); her daughter, Janet Priestap (Greg); grandchildren, Brian Eklov (Laura), David Eklov (Corie), Brad Eklov (Erica), Laura Hart (Craig), Kimberly Cerano (James), Kevin Eklov, Sarah Eklov, and Erik Eklov (Courtney); great grandchildren, Andrew, Isaac, Dylan, Adam, Julia, Nicholas and Annika Eklov, Greyson, Mackenzie and Camden Hart, Isla and Finn Eklov.

A Memorial Service will be held at her church when pandemic conditions allow.

Memorials may be made in her name to Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church in Walled Lake (Commerce Twp.).

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