Mr. Hetland was a native of Tallulah, Louisiana and a resident of Montrose for 50 years. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and a farmer. He attended the Portland Baptist Church. His family was very important to him and he loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Mr. Hetland was preceded in death by his parents, James and Louise Ashley Hetland, and a sister, Margo White.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Kay Rice Hetland of Montrose; two daughters, Nicole Menard of Pocahontas and Tabitha Hetland of Texas; a brother, Ashley Hetland and wife, Pamela, of Maine; two grandchildren, Jordan Kay Menard and Ty Menard and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation is Tuesday, June 11 from 9 p.m. until 10 a.m. at Portland Baptist Church, followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. at the church. Bro. David Sullivan will officiate. Burial will be at the Montrose Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Montrose Cemetery Association, c/o Rita Chandler, 133 Lynn Road, Portland, AR 71663.