Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Reuben L. Hecht (January 19, 1925 - September 1, 2009)
Reuben was a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Willowdell. Reuben served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the Philippines and Japan. He was a member of the Osgood American Legion Post #588. Reuben was a farmer, school bus driver, worked at Monarch for 5 years and retired from Crown after 20 years of employment. Reuben was a loving husband; father; grandfather and great grandfather. He loved traveling and living in the woods on the farm where he was born.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 9464 Foote Rd. (Willowdell) Yorkshire, with Pastor Laura L. Shreffler officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery, Willowdell. The family will receive friends on Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles and Saturday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. at the church. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Osgood American Legion Post #588. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Willowdell.