April 28, 1920 – Wednesday, August 4, 2010
St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church,
Monday, August 9, 2010
Edna C. Hecht, age 90, of Montrose passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
She was born on April 28, 1920 in Waverly the daughter of Frederich “Fritz” & Gladys Wandersee Yager.
Edna was baptized on June 6, 1920 at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake. She was also instructed in The Lutheran Catechism and confirmed in the Christian faith on August 5, 1934 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Montrose.
On December 24, 1942 Edna C. Yager & Edward H. Hecht were joined in holy marriage at St Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Montrose. God blessed their marriage with two children.
Edna & Ed engaged in dairy farming and raised hogs in Woodland Township, Wright County for many years. Ed preceded her in death on January 20, 1978.
She enjoyed playing cards, lawn work, gardening, canning and was a great cook!
Edna was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Montrose.
Survived by a loving son: Wayne E. Hecht of Montrose; a granddaughter: Tamara (Eric) Howard of Olive Branch, Mississippi; a sister: Rachel Streich of Hopkins; a son-in-law: Barry Stanley of Hernando, Mississippi; other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband, Edna was preceded in death by a daughter: Mavis Stanley, an infant grandson and by a brother: Walter Yager.
Funeral services for Edna Hecht were held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 9th at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Montrose. Pastor Robert J. Hellmann officiated and interment followed at Howard Lake Cemetery.
Katie Stevens was the organist for the funeral service. Congregational hymns were “Abide with Me! Fast Falls the Eventide”, “Just as I am, without One Plea” and “Beautiful Savior”.
Casket Bearers were Clifford Duske, Keith Duske, Roland Epple, Jeff Kienholz, Charles Moy and Ed Walker.
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo served the family.