Dale R. Hecht

Dale R. Hecht

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Dale Rudolph Hecht, 82, of Saginaw, passed away peacefully on the morning of Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Heartland Health Care Center - Hampton. Dale was born in Tuscola County on January 10, 1933, the son of the late Ludwig and Bertha (Rau) Hecht. Dale was a faithful and active member of Trinity - St. James Lutheran Church in Munger, where he will be deeply missed. He had an excellent green thumb with tomatoes and enjoyed helping neighboring farmers especially his friends at Lupcke Farms. In his free time, Dale could be found driving truck to haul corn, beets and beans. He also enjoyed polka music and spending time with family. He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra Hecht and his two sons, Lynn and wife, Leeann Hecht and their children, Jacob, David and Daniel Hecht and Alan and wife, Susan Hecht and their son, Isaac Hecht. Dale is also survived by his brother, Marvin and wife, Jean Hecht; step children, Ann Marie and husband, Joseph Middleton and their children, Joseph, Thomas and Rachel Middleton; James Pfundt; William Pfundt (fiancee, Jennifer Campbell and her son, Jonas) and his children, Jacob and Ashley Pfundt and Sharon and husband, Chad Staudacher and their children, Corrin, Brendan and Leah Staudacher. In addition to his parents, Dale was welcomed home to heaven by his granddaughter, Melanie Pfundt (daughter of William Pfundt) and siblings, Roy Hecht, Erwin and wife, Hulda Hecht, Ralph and wife, Mildred Hecht, Milda and husband, Ernest Kern and Harvey and wife, Sandra Hecht. Dale's family will be present to receive visitors on Friday, March 6, 2015 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. On Saturday, March 7, 2015, Dale will be taken to Trinity - St. James Lutheran Church, 119 E. Munger Rd., Munger, where visiting will continue from 10:00 AM until the time of Dale's 11:00 AM Funeral Ceremony. Interment will be held privately at St. Michael's Cemetery in Richville. Memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family. The entire family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to Tammy Gies and the entire staff of Red Oaks AFC for their compassionate care. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.

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  1. Dale will be remembered as a rock of Trinity-St. James Church. He was a faithful, caring man of God. He always had a smile and kind word to share. He will truly be missed. May God give the family strength. Sincerely, Paul and Kari Gakstatter.

  2. Dale was a new friend to me but he made me feel like I knew him forever. I am so glad I met Dale and his wife, kids as and grandchildren. He shined a bright light in all of their lives as well as mine.

  3. I am so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for Dale’s family. I will never forget his kindness.

  4. Dad, I am going to miss you so much! Thank you for everything that you have done for me. I feel comfort in knowing that you are watching over us in heaven.

    Love your Ann Marie

  5. I would just like to say what a wonderful man Dale was. He was always there for so many people. I will always remember him and Ray Timm as they teamed up together to go on communion calls. I use to call them Chip and Dale. They were such a good team together. Dale was a great friend to me and we had so many memories. Your family was blessed by him along with so many other. Prayers for you and your family. We know Dale is up in heaven now serving his Lord and Savior.

  6. Ed & Margaret,Lauren,Collin Staudacher lit a candle in memory of Dale R. Hecht

  7. Dale was a great father, husband, and grandpa. I looked forward to having him as a father-in-law this summer and I am so glad to have known him for these last few years as I become a part of this amazing family. I love you all -Bill, Jim, Sharon, Ann, and Sandy.

    Praying for you all,
    Jennifer Campbell (fiance┬┤ of Bill Pfundt)

  8. I will always remember Dad playing pirates and hiding stuff animals with Jake. Him and Sandy was such help when they came and stayed with us when the twins were born and Jake had the chicken pox. We would have never made it without them.
    We love you guys!!!

  9. Rick ,Christie,Derick & Paige Lupcke sent a virtual gift in memory of Dale R. Hecht

  10. I always loved when Dale served communion when he was an elder at Trinity St James. He’d declare, “This is the precious blood of your Lord and Savior” with such emotion. He loved the Lord and you could tell by his words and actions. He was a great role model, and I will miss him greatly. ~ Stacey Stahl

  11. Our deepest sympathy and great loss to all of us and a great addition to God’s temple in heaven. Dale was sweet and caring and always had a smile and kind words. He was truly a great member at TSJ and will be greatly missed .

    Russ & Deb Dinsmore

  12. I remember calling the house and you would always say “Let me get your mother”. I wanted to talk to you too. You were always so nice to talk to. You always said that you loved my family.
    Ann Marie Middleton – 1 second ago


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dale hecht
Dale Rudolph Hecht, 82, of Saginaw, passed away peacefully on the morning of Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Heartland Health Care Center - Hampton. Dale was born in Tuscola County on January 10, 1933, the son of the late Ludwig and Bertha (Rau) Hecht. Dale was a faithful and active member of Trinity - St. James Lutheran Church in Munger, where he will be deeply missed. He had an excellent green thumb with tomatoes and enjoyed helping neighboring farmers especially his friends at Lupcke Farms. In his free time, Dale could be found driving truck to haul corn, beets and beans. He also enjoyed polka music and spending time with family. He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra Hecht and his two sons, Lynn and wife, Leeann Hecht and their children, Jacob, David and Daniel Hecht and Alan and wife, Susan Hecht and their son, Isaac Hecht. Dale is also survived by his brother, Marvin and wife, Jean Hecht; step children, Ann Marie and husband, Joseph Middleton and their children, Joseph, Thomas and Rachel Middleton; James Pfundt; William Pfundt (fiancee, Jennifer Campbell and her son, Jonas) and his children, Jacob and Ashley Pfundt and Sharon and husband, Chad Staudacher and their children, Corrin, Brendan and Leah Staudacher. In addition to his parents, Dale was welcomed home to heaven by his granddaughter, Melanie Pfundt (daughter of William Pfundt) and siblings, Roy Hecht, Erwin and wife, Hulda Hecht, Ralph and wife, Mildred Hecht, Milda and husband, Ernest Kern and Harvey and wife, Sandra Hecht. Dale's family will be present to receive visitors on Friday, March 6, 2015 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. On Saturday, March 7, 2015, Dale will be taken to Trinity - St. James Lutheran Church, 119 E. Munger Rd., Munger, where visiting will continue from 10:00 AM until the time of Dale's 11:00 AM Funeral Ceremony. Interment will be held privately at St. Michael's Cemetery in Richville. Memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family. The entire family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to Tammy Gies and the entire staff of Red Oaks AFC for their compassionate care. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.

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  1. Dale will be remembered as a rock of Trinity-St. James Church. He was a faithful, caring man of God. He always had a smile and kind word to share. He will truly be missed. May God give the family strength. Sincerely, Paul and Kari Gakstatter.

  2. Dale was a new friend to me but he made me feel like I knew him forever. I am so glad I met Dale and his wife, kids as and grandchildren. He shined a bright light in all of their lives as well as mine.

  3. I am so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for Dale’s family. I will never forget his kindness.

  4. I will always remember Dad playing pirates and hiding stuff animals with Jake. Him and Sandy was such help when they came and stayed with us when the twins were born and Jake had the chicken pox. We would have never made it without them.
    We love you guys!!!

  5. Dale was a great father, husband, and grandpa. I looked forward to having him as a father-in-law this summer and I am so glad to have known him for these last few years as I become a part of this amazing family. I love you all -Bill, Jim, Sharon, Ann, and Sandy.

    Praying for you all,
    Jennifer Campbell (fianc├ę of Bill Pfundt)

  6. Dad, I am going to miss you so much! Thank you for everything that you have done for me. I feel comfort in knowing that you are watching over us in heaven.

    Love your Ann Marie

  7. I would just like to say what a wonderful man Dale was. He was always there for so many people. I will always remember him and Ray Timm as they teamed up together to go on communion calls. I use to call them Chip and Dale. They were such a good team together. Dale was a great friend to me and we had so many memories. Your family was blessed by him along with so many other. Prayers for you and your family. We know Dale is up in heaven now serving his Lord and Savior.

  8. I always loved when Dale served communion when he was an elder at Trinity St James. He’d declare, “This is the precious blood of your Lord and Savior” with such emotion. He loved the Lord and you could tell by his words and actions. He was a great role model, and I will miss him greatly. ~ Stacey Stahl

  9. Our deepest sympathy and great loss to all of us and a great addition to God’s temple in heaven. Dale was sweet and caring and always had a smile and kind words. He was truly a great member at TSJ and will be greatly missed .

    Russ & Deb Dinsmore

  10. I remember calling the house and you would always say “Let me get your mother”. I wanted to talk to you too. You were always so nice to talk to. You always said that you loved my family.
    Ann Marie Middleton – 1 second ago


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