REINBECK – The person who perished in a garage fire in Reinbeck last month has been identified.

June Christine Eckhart, 55, died of smoke inhalation and burns, according to the Iowa State Fire Marshal Division.

Her body was found in the garage of her home at 505 Oak St. after firefighters were called to the blaze on Nov. 26.

The Fire Marshal’s office lists the cause of the fire as intentional as part of a suicide.

Eckhart was a former Waterloo resident and worked as a specialist with Northstar Community Services.

Visitation will be Saturday at French-Hand Funeral Home in Reinbeck, and the family will have a private memorial service. Memorials are being directed to the American Cancer Society.

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