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“We would love to thank everyone for all the kind words. They brought tears for so much caring of Eddie. We so truly appreciated it during this time....Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Kathy and Asaya Eichaker - LA

“I met Eddie at the 6th district in 1996. We worked in the task force for a while and then moved over to the district burglary unit. Eddie was always...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Sal Divincenti - Robert, LA

“I never had the opportunity to meet Eddie, but he seemed like a very fun and loving person. Kathy, my heart aches for you and your family... You are...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Charlotte Simmons - Drury, MO

“Eddie was a dear friend for many years. It is hard to believe he is gone. He had the biggest heart and always put other people first. He loved...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Karla Gralapp - Alexandria, LA

“Heaven gained an Angel!Your smile and laughter are the memories I will hold very dearly!"Little Angie Hymel" I can still hear you saying those words...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Angela Hymel Roussell - Picayune, MS

“The good lord must have needed someone to make him laugh all the time. I should warn him though, get ready to be pranked, Eddie was the best. He...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Danny Scanlan - Covington, LA

“Our thoughts are with you at this time ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Carol & Stanley Marx - LA

“Eddie was my very first field training officer (FTO) when I graduated from the police academy. He was an excellent police officer and friend, and I...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Toni Daleo - New Orleans, LA

“I am sadden to learn of the passing of Eddie. I first met him when we were both very young men, at a Paint Laboratory in New Orleans. I was just a...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Jeff Wong - Metairie, LA - Friend

“His laughter and positive disposition will be missed, but memories of special times spent together live on. Let these be a comfort to you. ”
10 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Eddie was truly a great guy and was so saddened to hear of his passing. I had the privilege to know Eddie through the police department. God bless...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: John Ronquillo - New Orleans, LA

“Cousin Mike, I always called you Mike even though your first name was Edward. I remember your Mom, Aunt Ayako calling you Mikie when we were kids....Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Joann Terranova - Jefferson, LA

“Heaven just gained another angel. Rest In Peace,my brother ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: James (Jimmy) Ellis - Lafayette, LA

“Thank you for caring and your laughter Eddie Anita and Brittany Daniel. ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: ANITA DANIEL

“Great friend, great police officer, great person with an infectious laugh. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Willie Bush - New Orleand, LA

“I worked with Eddie in the Second District. He was a wonderful man. My condolences to the family. ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Erin Reilly - Slidell, LA

“God bless you Eddie!!! You will always be remembered. It was an honor to have you as a friend! ”
17 of 21 | Posted by: Steven Williams - Carriere, MS

“We will never forget that Eddie laugh! Our thoughts and prayers go out your family and friends during this trying time. ”
18 of 21 | Posted by: Michael Stevenson - Destrehan, LA

“Heaven is gaining another angel. RIP my Brother. ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Tommy Childress - Metairie, LA

“Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you. ”
20 of 21 | Posted by: William Desplas - Ponchatoula, LA

“A good person and a great Police Officer. When "visiting" NOPD Grants Unit while delivering reports he always provided us with laughter. Heaven is...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Gloria L. Connelly - Houston, TX


Edward Michael Eichaker passed away at his residence on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in Ponchatoula, LA, at the age of 57. He was born on Tuesday, April 26, 1960 in Sasebo, Japan to the late Ayako Eichaker and the late William Henry Eichaker. He was a US Marine Corp Veteran and a retired officer with New Orleans Police Department.

Edward is survived by his wife, Katherine Desplas Eichaker; daughter, Asaya C. Eichaker and Abram Hunt III; step son, Ronald P. Van Ampting and his wife Gina; and grandchildren, Matthew Van Ampting and Rebekah Van Ampting.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Judy Beckstrom Eichaker and his brother, William Henry Eichaker, II.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home 100 W. Magnolia St., Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454, on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 6:00 pm. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018, 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers family requests donations to St Joseph Catholic Church, PO Box 368, Ponchatoula, LA 70454, in memory of Edward Michael Eichaker.

To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.