Gary Lee Ike Eiker, 56, of Brookings, died March 10, 2002, after a long battle with cancer.

He was born Sept. 12, 1945, in Spokane, Wash., to Henry and Marjorie Eiker.

Survivors include his mother; brother, Robert; nephew, Dan; and sister-in-law, Dorothy, all of Brookings.

Preceding him in death was his father; sister, Janet and nephew, Larry.

Cremation was at Mr. Eikers request. No service is planned.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wiers Mortuary Chapel.