May 10, 1926-June 9, 2013
SEAFORTH - Services for Charles "Bud" Bernard Van Hecke Jr., 87, of Seaforth will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Seaforth. Visitation is from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the church with a prayer service at 6 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church Thursday. Burial is in the church cemetery. Stephens Funeral Service - Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
He was born May 10, 1926, in North Hero Township near Walnut Grove to Charles and Hazel (McFarland) Van Hecke Sr.
He died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Seasons Hospice in Redwood Falls.
He served in the Army and was honorably discharged.
Survivors include his wife Rose of 61 years; children: Charlene Rohlik of St. Louis Park, Marlene DeOtis of Robbinsdale, Cindy Reese of Springfield, Jeff Van Hecke of Prior Lake, Valerie Gladitsch of Cold Spring and Chuck Van Hecke of Syracuse, Utah; none grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sister Darlyne Mammenga of Watertown, S.D.