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Harland B. Hector

Harland B. Hector

Harland Hector, age 77 of Melrose, passed away late Friday evening, June 14, 2019 at the Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany, MN.

Harland Benght Hector was born on February 21 1942 in Sauk Centre, MN to John and Ruth (Olson) Hector. He attended Sauk Centre High School and after school started operating a dairy farm east of Osakis. On October 6th 2002, he married Salina Hinnekamp in Melrose MN. In addition to farming, Harland also worked at Jennie-o Foods for 13 years before he retired. He was a member of the Sauk Valley Lutheran Church in rural Osakis, MN. Survived by wife, Salina Hector of Melrose; son, Harland (Jennifer) Hector, Jr. of Osakis and daughters, Sharon (Jeff) Messer and Cheryl (Tom) Messer, both of Sauk Centre; 5 grandchildren; 8 stepchildren; 8 step grandchildren; 13 great step grandchildren; a brother, Charles Hector of Osakis. Preceded in death by his sister and br-in-law, JoAnn and Kemble Broom;sister-in-law, Hilda Hector and stepson, Russell Hinnenkamp.

Funeral services are Friday, June 21, 2pm at Sauk Valley Lutheran Church in Osakis. A gathering time will begin at the church Friday at 12 noon. Interment is at the church cemetery with casketbearers, Harland, Jr. and Jennifer Hector, Eric Hellermann, Richard Tabbat, Tom Moore, Jr. and Lonny Iverson.

Arrangements by the Roy-Hetland Funeral Home in Osakis, MN.