Robert L. Bob
Hecht, age 85, of Celina, OH, died August 31, 2017 at 9:55
pm at the Celina Manor. He was born October 13, 1931 in Celina, to the
William H. and Ruth B. (Suhr) Hecht. On September 3, 1950 he married
L. Hawk, and she survives in Celina.
Other survivors include three sons, Steven R. (Aleita Ailes) Hecht,
OH, David N. Hecht, Sandusky, OH, and Rev. William J. (Debra) Hecht,
Haven, FL; a daughter, Ellen R. Hecht (John Torrance), Celina; nine
grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Family members preceding Bob in death were his 4 siblings, Ralph W.
Beatrice Kessler, Anna Lee Amstutz, and R. Neil Hecht; and a
daughter-in-law, Jennie A. Hecht.
Bob was a 1949 graduate of Celina Senior High School and attended the
University of Cincinnati. As a professional life/health insurance agent
agency manager, Bob completed degrees at both the Purdue Institute of
Insurance Marketing and American College of Financial Services,
his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation. For over 60 years,
enjoyed working with many area insurance agencies, agents and clients
owner of Hecht Associates Insurance Agency, Celina.
Bob was a member of the Celina St. John Lutheran Church, Lions Club and
Masonic Lodge F & AM 241. He served his community as Mayor of Celina
Visitation hours will be from 2:00 pm 6:00 pm, Sunday, September 3,
in the Cisco Funeral Home, Celina; where a Masonic Lodge service will
held at 6:00 pm.
Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am, Monday, September 4, 2017, at
John Lutheran Church, Celina, with Rev. Jeff Gramza and Vicar Dan Gutman
officiating; where visitation hours will be from 9:30 am 10:30 am
the service at the church.
Burial will follow at North Grove Cemetery, Celina, OH. Friends and
family are invited to a luncheon in the St. John Fellowship Hall.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the St. John Builders, 1100
Main St., Celina, OH 45822.
Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com