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Ray Hedlund

March 23, 1934 — October 8, 2017

Age: 83 March 23, 1934 – October 08, 2017 The Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Ray Hedlund, age 83 of St. Cloud will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, October, 12 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Burial with full military honors will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery. The Waite Park American Legion, the Sauk Rapids VFW, the Moose Lodge and the St. Cloud Eagles Club will be honorary pall bears.  Ray died Sunday at the St. Cloud Hospital. There will be a visitation from 4-8:00 PM Wednesday at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in St. Cloud and again after 9:30 AM, Thursday at the church.  St. Michael’s parish prayers will be at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, at the funeral home in St. Cloud. Ray was born March 23, 1934 in St. Cloud to Henry and Gladys (Keehr) Hedlund.  He grew up and lived in St. Cloud all of his life.  He entered the U.S. Navy in March of 1954 and he was discharged in January of 1958.  He married Connie Laubach on December 22, 1956 in the St. Louis Catholic Church in Paynesville.  The couple has lived in St. Cloud all of their married life.  Ray was the Chief of Security at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where he was employed for over 35 years.  He retired in 1989.  He was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church, The Sauk Rapids VFW 6992, The St. Cloud Moose Lodge, St. Cloud Eagles Aerie 622, and he was a life member of the Waite Park American Legion 428. Ray is survived by his wife, Connie, St. Cloud; his children; Scott Hedlund, Luxemburg; Michele (Anthony) VanSchaik, Fuquay-Varina, NC; Sandra (Bruce) Scheil, St. Joseph; Roxanne (Robert) Schleicher, St. Cloud and Ryan (Mary) Hedlund, St. Cloud.  He is also survived by his sisters, Joan Kosel, St. Cloud, Jean (John) Thielen, St. Cloud; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Ray is preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Donna Dirks and his daughter-in-law, Kathy (Zenk) Hedlund Schedule and Information Visitation Details There will be a visitation from 4-8:00 PM Wednesday at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in St. Cloud and again after 9:30 AM, Thursday at the church. St. Michaels parish prayers will be at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, at the funeral home in St. Cloud. Service Details The Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, October, 12 at St. Michaels Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Burial with full military honors will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery. The Waite Park American Legion, the Sauk Rapids VFW, the Moose Lodge and the St. Cloud Eagles Club will be honorary pall bears. Contact Us Toll free phone number:    (800) 644-4058 Local phone number:   (320) 251-CARE Email Us:  [email protected] Locations St. Cloud Albany Holdingford Upsala © Copyright 2018 Miller Carlin Funeral Home, All Rights Reserved
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