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Morton - Colleen S. Hecht, 78, of Morton, passed away at 6:40 a.m. Monday, March 14, 2016, at Morton Terrace Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Oct. 27, 1937, in Frankford, Mo., to Leo N. and Gladys (Ellis) Hecht.
Surviving are four sisters, Imogene "Imy" Miller of Morton, Doris (Bob) Lillard of Durham, Mo., Joyce Russell of Burlington, Iowa, and Dorothy (Francis) Foubester of Hannibal, Mo.; one brother, Glendon (Wilma) Hathaway of Palmyra, Mo.; one great aunt, Thelma Gibbs of New London, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Colleen worked at TCRC in Pekin.
She participated in Special Olympics Illinois, where she won several awards.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Grand View Burial Park, Hwy. 61 South, Hannibal, Mo.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to TCRC, 21310 Illinois Route 9, Tremont, IL 61568.