We have received news that Gretchen Eckelhoff has passed away via the following message posted to Facebook by her mother, Curry:
"My beautiful Gretchen has unexpectedly passed away January 11, 2023.
She had been battling several medical issues including blood clots in the lungs.
So many people all over the country benefited from the mentoring they received from Gretchen in her position at Wells Fargo bank as well as First Republic bank.
Many continued to be in touch with Gretchen.
All those whose lives she touched loved her for her out going personality and willingness to help.
I’m writing this on Facebook so everyone whose lives she has touched will know of her passing .
I know all of you who knew her will be as devastated as we are.
Gretchen was a wonderful daughter, sister, aunt, and friend.
Gretchen will forever be loved and missed.
Gretchen was my best friend,
Her loving Mother,
Please join us in sending heartfelt condolences to the Eckelhoff family.