MARK HECKMAN, SR., 65, of Cumberland (Svcs. 3/19/13)


March 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

MARK HECKMAN, SR., 65, of Cumberland, died Thu., March 14th, at the Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic. Celebration of Life services for MARK HECKMAN, SR., will be held 10:30-a.m. Tue., March 19th, at the Cumberland Community Building, in Cumberland. Steen Funeral Home in Massena has the arrangements.

An open visitation will be held on Monday, March 18th from Noon to 7:00 p.m. at the Steen Funeral Home in Massena. The family visitation is from 5-to 7-pm, Monday, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left to the family at

Memorials may be directed do the Mark Heckman, Sr. Memorial Fund to be established by the family at a later date.

A luncheon will immediately follow services, Tuesday at the Cumberland Community Building. Burial will be held after the luncheon at the Canby Cemetery, rural Fontanelle with full military graveside rites by the Fontanelle American Legion Carlson Post No. 247.

MARK HECKMAN, SR., is survived by:

His wife – Rae Heckman, of Cumberland.

His children –  Mark A. Heckman, Jr. of Cumberland, Karen Stine (Scott) of Garland, TX, Chery (Kevin) Fuoss, of Cumberland, and Tanya (Jebidiah) Marshall, of Brayton.

His brother- Max Wayne Heckman of Creston.

10 grandchildren, other relatives and friends.