LEROY EDWIN "HEZZY" HEDLUNDLeroy Edwin "Hezzy" Hedlund, 83, of Cloquet, Minn. passed away on April 2, 2012 in St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth.
Leroy Edwin "Hezzy" Hedlund, 83, of Cloquet, Minn., passed away on April 2, 2012 in St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth.
Leroy was born in Duluth, on Jan. 29, 1929.
Leroy worked for Curtis Oil as an independent Truck Driver and as Terminal Manager of Quickie Transport. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict.
Leroy was a lifetime member of the Carlton VFW, Carlton, Minn., and enjoyed bowling and hunting. He also served on the Carlton School Board and was All Conference Basketball in Alborn. Leroy always had a joke and funny story to share. He loved spending time with family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents Edwin Hedlund and Isabel Weller, and brother Orel Hedlund.
Leroy is survived by his wife of 63 years Joline; children Jeff (Cindy), Randy (Deb), Kathy, and Tammy; grandchildren, Stephanie, Kevin, Casey (Jason) Youngberg, Scott (Jen), Jodi, Jon (BreAnna); brothers Clayton and Brian; sisters, Sandy Levine and Nancy Sutak; great grandchildren, Charlie and Soshea; special friends Paula and Noah Olsen.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2012 in Zion Lutheran Church, 1000 Washington Ave. Cloquet, Minn. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service. Arrangements by Sunrise Funeral Home.
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