Age 66, of Lennon, formerly of Bancroft, passed away Saturday June 29, 2019, at his daughter’s home.

Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday July 3, at Nelson-House Funeral Home with the Rev. Joey Graves officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery.

Alan was born April 20, 1953, in Flint; the son of Raymond and Leola Beatrice (Cramer) Hect.

Alan loved his garden, fishing and hunting. He enjoyed watching WWE wrestling. Most of all, Alan loved helping people and spending time with his family, his grandkids and great-grandkids.

He married Linda Raley in Durand Feb. 23, 1974.

Alan spent his years working at Universal Handling.

He is survived by his wife Linda; children Connie (Tim) Miller, Andy Hect, Rodney Hect and James Hect; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; siblings Carol Draheim, Ralph Hect, Tom Hect, Gary Hect, Darwin (Cindy) Hect and Rick Hect; several nieces and nephews; and many other loving family and friends.

Alan was predeceased by his son Chad Hect, parents, 12 brothers and sisters, and brother-in-law Harold.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family.

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