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Marvin R. Hechel

November 26, 1936 ~ June 2, 2017 (age 80)

The Piano Brothers

Marvin R. Hechel, age 80, of Neshkoro, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017, at ThedaCare Medical Center in Berlin.  He was born at home on November 26, 1936, in Appleton, WI, a son of Oscar and Edna (Krull) Hechel.  Marvin was a carpenter and general home building contractor.  He owned and operated Hechel Construction out of Neshkoro for nearly 50 years.  On June 9, 1984, he married Judith Tokarski at Grace Lutheran Church in Omro.   Marvin was a square dance caller for 24 years in the area and was inducted in the Caller Hall of Fame.  He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Neshkoro.  Being very active in the church, he served as an elder, a trustee, and the president of the Zion Lutheran Church Renovation Committee.  He was also a member of the Fox Valley Wood Wizards.  Marvin's hobbies and interests included, woodworking and wood carving, gardening, square dancing, and making clocks. 

Marvin is survived by his wife, Judith Hechel of Neshkoro; 3 sons, Mark (Amy) Hechel of Winneconne, Russell Hechel of Orlando, FL, Andrew Hechel of Orlando, FL; 3 grandchildren, Thomas, Abigail and Angela Hechel; stepdaughter, Pamela (Paul) Dicke; stepsons, Robert and David Grunske; 5 step grandchildren, Rachael Dickenson, Matthew (Kari) Dicke, Anastahja (Chuck) Goodnature, Trinity Elmer, Tess Grunske; 4 step great grandchildren, Cotter Dicke, Bronwyn Dicke, Carlen Goodnature, Isaiah Dickenson; 5 brothers, Lawrence (Kate) Hechel, Ralph (Karen) Hechel, Basil Crowne, Oscar (Janet) Hechel, Dennis (Candice) Hechel; 3 sisters, Louise Salvo, Ruth Reichelt, Linda Diedrich; many other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Edna Hechel; 3 sisters, Beatrice Schroeder, Janet Sigl, and Eileen Denno. 

A funeral service for Marvin R. Hechel will take place on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., with visitation beginning at 9:00 a.m., at Zion Lutheran Church, 227 North State St. , in Neshkoro.  Pastor Franklin Giebel will conduct the service.  Marvin will be laid to rest in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery following the service.  Please visit www.wachholzandsons.com to send a condolence or to share a story or memory with Marvin's family. 

 

Wachholz and Sons Funeral Home

Sunset Cremation Center in Princeton

Serving the Family, 920-295-6631


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
June 7, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Zion Lutheran Church
227 North State Street
Neshkoro, WI 54960

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 7, 2017

11:00 AM
Zion Lutheran Church
227 North State Street
Neshkoro, WI 54960


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