Charles D. Hecker, 83, of Oak Lawn, died Jan. 8, at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights. Visitation was held at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home in Oak Lawn on Jan. 11 and 12. A funeral Mass was offered at St. Linus Church in Oak Lawn on Jan. 13. Burial was at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park.
Mr. Hecker is survived by his wife, Marian; his sons, Daniel and Martin; several nieces and nephews; and one grandchild.
Mr. Hecker was born in Chicago. He was an electrical engineer. He was a World War II and Korean War U.S. Navy veteran, Submarine veteran O.N.I.