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Douglas J Hecker

June 19, 1936 - March 5, 2018


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Douglas J. Hecker
June 19, 1936 – March 5, 2018
Passed away peacefully at his home in Petaluma surrounded by his loving family. Age, 81 Years. Beloved husband of the late Rosemarie Hecker. Adored father of Jack (Robin), Mark, Doug (Marlene) and Cynthia Hecker. Cherished grandfather of Nina(Charley), Dominique(Adam), Dylan, Jake, Davis, Madelyn and Dawson. Loving great-grandfather of Carson and Lyla. Dear brother of the late George Hecker and Marilyn Terpening. Also survived by numerous other family members and friends. Doug was born in Dickinson, North Dakota and raised and educated in Vancouver, Washington. In 1957, after high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He served his country until his honorable discharge in 1962. Doug was a resident of Petaluma for many years, working for the California Cooperative Creamery as the longtime CFO. Doug loved traveling the world, he was an automobile enthusiast, but most of all enjoyed spending time with his family.

Friends and family are invited to a memorial gathering Friday, March 9, 2018 from 11AM to 1PM at the Adobe Creek Funeral Home 331 Lakeville St., Petaluma. A graveside service with Military Honors will follow the gathering at 1:30PM at Cypress Hill Memorial Park, Petaluma. The family prefers memorial contributions in his memory be made to Hospice of Petaluma, 416 Payran St., Petaluma 94952