Janice N. Hekker


May 26, 1947 - November 22, 2020

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Janice N. Hekker, 73, was called home while in her sleep early in the morning Sunday, November 22, 2020. She was born May 26, 1947, in Rochester, Minnesota.

She leaves behind her husband, Henry; three children, James, Leslie and Patricia; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren and three fur babies, Buddy, Higgins and Sweeney.

She and her husband, Henry, met in jail in 1993. He was booking in a drunk driver and she was on her first shift doing intake medical checks on incoming inmates.

The couple got married on December 12, 1997, retired on July 15, 2003, and moved to Texas the next day.

They lived in Shamrock, Texas, where she was elected to the Shamrock City Council.

In July 2007, they moved to Council Creek in Burnet County.