James “Jim” Eckstein, age 70 of Hot Springs, SD, formerly of Hector, passed away Thursday (1/10) at the VA Hospital in Hot Springs. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday (1/18) at 10:30 am at St. John’s Catholic Church in Hector. Interment in the St. John’s Cemetery. Gathering of Family and Friends will be from 8:30-10:30 am at the church Friday. Memorials preferred. Arrangements are with the Hughes-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hector.