Obituary of Wilma Bertha Hecht
Born and raised in Jewell, IA. lived there 96 1/2 years. Moved to LV 2008 Mother died when she was 13 and she raised the other 7 children. Married first husband Hans John Koop and lived outside town and farmed until the early 60 then moved into town. Had 4 children; Betty M. Clark of Ames, IO, Laurene Murphy of Las Vegas, NV, John H (Doris) Koop of Havisu, AZ Hans died in 1967. Married William W. Hecht together for about 20 years. Volunteered at the church; crocheted, made pizzas at the pizza parlor until she was 81, helped clean the beauty shop, always had a full garden and canned her own vegetables until she was 95, quit driving at 96. An amazing woman who do anything for anybody. She was in wonderful health. Predeceased by Keith E Koop, son.