John Eich


 Pastor Eich has been the pastor in the Alma community for 25 years.  He was assigned to serve Grace in Alma in 1985.  Then, when Zion Lutheran Church in neighboring St Louis became needed a pastor, he was called to serve both congregations.  Under God's guidance he lead both congregations to merge into Good Shepherd.

Pastor Eich received his B.A from Northwestern College in Watertown, WI (now in New Ulm, MN).  He then attended Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI and received his M.Div

In 1983 he married Susan Ann Wendt who has been his best friend and help mate since.  Together they raised three sons.