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Caroline Hecker

May 5, 1931 — March 19, 2023

Dickinson

A Liturgy of the Word for Caroline Hecker, 91, of Dickinson, will be 10:00 am, Saturday, March 25, 2023 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Dickinson. Deacon Ron Keller will officiate.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the Liturgy at Stevenson Funeral Home.

A Liturgy of the Word for Caroline Hecker, 91, of Dickinson, will be 10:00 am, Saturday, March 25, 2023 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Dickinson. Deacon Ron Keller will officiate.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the Liturgy at Stevenson Funeral Home.

Caroline passed away, Sunday, March 19, 2023, in Dickinson, ND.  She was born on May 5, 1931 to Jack and Rose (Obrigewitch) Schaff.  She attended Belfield Public School. 

Caroline married Philip Hecker on August 30, 1949.  She worked numerous jobs while living in the Belfield area. As a very supportive wife, Caroline traveled to many different states while Philip was employed with the National Park Service.  They started out in Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora, and began moving to many other states. Their journey continued on to Big Horn Canyon National Recreation Area in Montana, Grand Canyon in Arizona, Lyndon B Johnson Ranch in Texas, Chaco Culture National Park in New Mexico before making their home in Kingman, Arizona.  In 2011, she made her home at Edgewood Assisted Living in Dickinson, ND.  She resided there until moving to St. Benedict’s Nursing Home in January.

She is survived by her children, Lynn (Jeanne) Hecker of Dickinson, Michelle Kessel of Dickinson, Judy (David) Silbernagel of Strasburg, Connie (Jim) Stephens of Gilbert AZ, and Rick Hecker of Arizona City, AZ, sister, Hilda Wanner, 18 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren. 

She was proceeded in death by her husband Philip, son Randy, son-in- law Robert Kessel, her parents Jack and Rose, sister: Victoria Hecker, and brothers:  George Schaff, Ed Schaff, John Schaff, and Walter Schaff.

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