Alice VanHecke PDF Print E-mail

Mass of Christian Burial for Alice VanHecke, 82, of Minneota, was held at 11vanhecke a.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Minneota.  Interment followed the service at St. Edward Catholic Cemetery.
Alice died on Saturday, February 20, 2010, at the Minneota Manor.
Alice VanHecke was born on May 12, 1927, in Omaha, Nebraska to Henry and Clarisse Lootens.  The family moved in 1927 to a farm north of Minneota.  
On November 26, 1946, she married Maurice VanHecke.  They raised their family of three children on their farm west of Minneota.  Maurice died on December 3, 1986.  
She was a member of St. Edward Church, the Joan of Arc Society, Eidsvold Extention Club, and she enjoyed playing cards, baking, and spending time with friends and her family.

Survivors include her children: Larry (Jeanette) of Taunton, Carol (Jim) Goldie of Omaha, NE and Jim (Rosemarie) of Taunton; seven grandchildren: David (Deb), Glen (Katie), Michael (Renee) and Greg (Trista) VanHecke, Melissa Gabriel, Jon (Rachel) Goldie and Shawnna (Rob) Vidoloff; nine great-grandchildren: Andrew, Gavin, Sawyer, Everett, Gus, Melanie and Marisa VanHecke, Carson Gabriel and Clarisse Vidoloff; two sisters: Mary (Andrew) Timmerman of Marshall and Irene (Lucian) Verhelst of Canby; and brother-in-law Francis (Mary) VanHecke of Minneota.  
She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.