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Butler County Sheriff Mark Hecker dies after suffering heart attack

Photo: Image by Cass County Sheriff's Office/Facebook

Butler County Sheriff Mark Hecker dies after suffering heart attack

By Marjorie Sturgeon. CREATED Aug 13, 2014

BUTLER COUNTY, Neb. (KMTV) - The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of Sheriff Mark Hecker.

The sheriff’s office announced his death on Facebook Wednesday morning.

“Today we are mourning the loss of our beloved Sheriff Mark Hecker. I’m sure he had no idea how many lives he touched or the knowledge he instilled in his staff. We will go on with him in our hearts daily from here on out. Rest in peace 925!”

Hecker, 53, suffered a heart attack on Friday, Aug. 8, and died Tuesday, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

Community members have planned a candlelight vigil in front of the sheriff’s office in David City on Friday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m.

Marjorie Sturgeon

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