Dennis Jon Hektner, Fargo,  passed away at his home on March 23, 2011.

Dennis was born to Donald S. and Ann (Syverson) Hektner on February 2, 1957 in Breckenridge, Minnesota. He grew up on the farm in rural Mooreton, ND. Dennis attended school in Mooreton and Wahpeton, ND. After finishing school he returned to the farm where he lived for a number of years. Dennis then moved to Fargo where he lived on his own for the rest of his adult life.

Dennis enjoyed bowling, playing cards, particularly pinochle, movies, sports and music. He loved his family and never forgot anyone's birthday.

He is survived by his: mother, Ann Hektner, Fargo; 3 brothers, Ken Hektner, Fort Worth, TX, Paul (Bev) Hektner, Fort Worth , TX, Gary  (Judy) Hektner, Rapid City, SD; 2 sisters, Lori (Jerry) Miranowski, Fargo and Lois (Keith) Chase, Horace, ND; 15 nieces and nephews; 11 aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald;  grandparents, Joe and Mabel Hektner and Carl and Gina Syverson; nephew, Jason.

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  1. Hatton ND
    My condolences to the Hektner family, I attended grade school with Dennis, He and I played baseball together in the summers. I have many happy memories of my childhood that included Dennis, I am saddened by his passing, but I know he is in a better place
    Ray Pikarski

  2. Fargo N.D
    .Ann, Lois, Lori, Kenny, Gary and Paul. My heart aches with you and the pain hurts me just as much as it hurts you. I can’t believe Dennis is really gone. I wish this whole thing is just a dream and I would wake up and Dennis would be here and he would be fine, but that wont be happening. I think about him everyday, I cry about him everyday.
    I’m so sorry you lost a son and a brother, I’m just lost for words.

    My Deepest Condolences to the Hektner Family. 🙁

  3. Wahpeton ND
    My sympathy and condolences to the Hektner family in the loss of their son and brother, Dennis. Knowing this is a trying time for family, thinking of all of you———blessings and prayers— May he r.i.p.—–
    Carol

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