Robert J. Hecker
Robert J. Hecker, 87, of Fond
du Lac, died Thursday, November 3, 2016, at St. Francis Home.
He was born on November 21,
1928, in Fond du Lac, a son of Dealo and Margaret Walsh Hecker.
Robert served with the United
States Air Force from August of 1950 to August of 1954. A highlight for Robert was taking the Badger
Honor Flight on April 30, 2016.
On November 4, 1950, he
married Joan L. Mitzelfeldt at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church. She preceded him in death on December 25,
Robert was a member of
Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church. He
enjoyed gambling with his son-in-law, Tom, monthly get-togethers with his
G&L guys, and his family.
He is survived by a daughter,
Kathy (Thomas) Riehle of Brownsville; a son, Scott Hecker of Wild Rose; six
grandchildren: Amy (Ben) Pitterle,
Kristin (John) Favill, Shane (Melissa) Hecker, Lucas Hecker, Makayla (fiancé,
Lucas Zaremba) Hecker, and Jozie Hecker; three great-grandchildren: Logan and Megan Pitterle, and Leon Hecker; a
brother, Dealo “Deitz” (Joan) Hecker of Green Bay; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by
his parents; his wife, Joan; two brothers: James and Richard; and a sister,
VISITATION: The family will greet relatives and friends
from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at Immanuel-Trinity
Lutheran Church, 20 Wisconsin American Drive,
Fond du Lac.
SERVICE: A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m.
on Wednesday at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Tom Meyer
officiating. Military rites will be
conducted by the American Legion Trier-Puddy Post 75.
Inurnment will be in
In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be directed to Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church.
A special thanks to the St.
Agnes and the St. Francis nursing staff for the care and compassion shown to Dad.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420