Jerrold Hedquist Obituary

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Mr. Jerrold "M" Hedquist

February 14, 1931 - May 28, 2014
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February 14, 1931 – May 28, 2014 Jerrold "M" Hedquist (Jerry), age 83, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2014. He was born February 14, 1931 in Provo, Utah to Fred and Eliza Hedquist. After 2 years at Brigham Young University, he joined the Navy in 1950. His Navy career included being an instructor for NROTC at University of Utah and serving as an Electronics Technician on several ships during the Korean War. He received an Honorable Discharge in 1955. Barrylyn Baker was attending BYU when they met after a church picnic. On August 25, 1954, they were married in the Salt Lake City Temple. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical...
February 14, 1931 – May 28, 2014

Jerrold "M" Hedquist (Jerry), age 83, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2014. He was born February 14, 1931 in Provo, Utah to Fred and Eliza Hedquist. After 2 years at Brigham Young University, he joined the Navy in 1950. His Navy career included being an instructor for NROTC at University of Utah and serving as an Electronics Technician on several ships during the Korean War. He received an Honorable Discharge in 1955. Barrylyn Baker was attending BYU when they met after a church picnic. On August 25, 1954, they were married in the Salt Lake City Temple. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Utah. Jerry accepted a job from Hewlett-Packard in Palo Alto, California. For about 7 years, Jerry, Barrylyn and their children, Kevin and Alison, lived in San Jose, California. In 1964, the Hedquist family became Colorado residents so Jerry could work at the new Hewlett-Packard location. After 32 years as an Electrical Engineer, Jerry retired. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he was a High Priest, served on the High Priest Council, and was a Bishop of a Singles Ward, which included the Air Force Academy Cadets.

Surviving are his wife Barrylyn, son Kevin (Cheryl), grandsons Dana and Derek; daughter Alison, grandson Daniel; brother Albert (Renee); brother-in-law Reed Baker (Heidi); sister-in-law Evalyn Finch (James).

Viewing at Swan Law Friday June 6, 2014 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Viewing at Murray Building June 7, 2014 at 9:00 am
Memorial Services at Murray Building June 7, 2014 at 10:00 am
1705 North Murray Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Graveside Services at Memorial Gardens following.

Flowers accepted at Swan Law.

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