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  Mahlon J. Eicher, age 6, of rural Kahoka, MO, died Saturday, September 15, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. at the scene of an accident located on Highway 61 near Canton, MO. His mother died later that evening in St. John’s Medical Center in Springfield, IL.

  He was born August 14, 2001, at Kahoka, MO, a son of Jacob H. and Naomi Burkholder Eicher.

   Survivors include his father, Jacob H. Eicher, of rural Kahoka; a sister and brother, Edith and Cletus, both of the home; grandparents: Henry and Anna Eicher of Kahoka and Peter and Wilma Burkholder of Alexandria; great-grandparents: Chris and Lea Burkholder of Carrollton, MO, Alvin Mast of Kahoka, MO, and Mary Kemp of Alexandria, MO; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives.

  Funeral services for Mahlon and his mother will be held Wednesday, September 19, 2007, at 9 a.m. at the home of Chriss Miller, rural Kahoka, with burial following in the Amish Cemetery.