In a post on the Facebook group "Prayers for Mark Hecker" it said "Sheriff Mark Hecker passed away resting comfortably and surrounded by his loving family."
Deputies with the Butler County Sheriffs Department said that Sheriff Hecker treated them and residents within the county with a great deal of respect. They were extremely saddened upon hearing about the passing of Sheriff Hecker.
"A lot of hearts have been broken, including ours," said Deputy Marcus Siebken.
"A lot of sorrow, sadness. He was the leader of the county. He was the one everybody loved and knew," said Deputy Rick Schneider.
Mark Hecker's brother Steve also said he hopes these deputies continue the great work to serve the Butler County Area, that Mark displayed each of his 15 years in the position. Read more here: http://www.1011now.com/home/headlines/Butler-Co-Sheriff-Passes-Away-After-Heart-Attack-271010001.html
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014