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Robert E. Hedlund

March 9, 1936 — November 26, 2009

Robert Edward Hedlund, 73, of Bozeman, Montana passed away on November 26, 2009 at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital after a brave battle with cancer. Bob was born on March 9, 1936 in Browerville, Minnesota to Edward and Mary (Pokornoski) Hedlund, a brother to Sally, David, and Delores. In 1961, he enlisted in the Army. He married Alice M. Maedche on May 24, 1985 in Couer d#8217;Alene, Idaho. He worked in the construction industry as a Heavy Equipment Operator. He loved fishing, viewing birds, gardening and his faithful companion, Dutchess. Above all else, he loved his family. Bob is preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Mary, sister Sally Motzko, and brother David Hedlund. Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Alice; children (with first wife, Lois), Edward Steven (Lana) Hedlund of Boulder, MT, Joseph Robert (Darcie) Hedlund of Petersburg, AK, (Alice#8217;s children) David (Carol) Scheck of Bozeman, Paul Scheck of Frannie, WY, Susan (Robert) Lindsey of Radersburg, MT, and Jackie (Scott) Lease of Bozeman; grandchildren, Jannie, Joseph #8220;Scott#8221;, Kylene, Colter (Hali), Katie (Chad), Lacee (Mark), Holly (Bob), Bryson, Brenden, Trason, and Tiffiney; great-grandchildren, Isabelle, Johnathon, William, Brooklyn, Kaytlyn, Bridger, Gavin, Christopher, Bailey, Autumn, Aspen, and Jayden; and sister Delores (Frank) Slate of West St. Paul, MN. Memorials in Bob#8217;s name may be made to HIS Soup Rescue Mission, 1021 N 5th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715; Heart of the Valley Humane Society, PO Box 11390, Bozeman, MT 59719; or to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. Private family services will be held.

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