Obituary – Carl E. “Sonny” Hedlund


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ALLEN — Carl E. “Sonny” Hedlund, 74, Allen, died Sept. 17, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City, Iowa.

Services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mohr Funeral Home, Ponca.

Carl was born Oct. 24, 1939, in Fargo, N.D., to Carl and Edythe (Pherson) Hedlund.  He lived most of his life in rural Hallock, Minn., where he was a farmer.  Carl married Eileen Ausdemore Feb. 23, 1963, in Moorhead, Minn. The couple moved to Allen in 1984, and Carl worked for M.G. Waldbaum Co. for 20 years.  The couple also owned and operated greenhouses in Allen and Ponca.

Carl enjoyed fishing and working with plants.

Survivors include his wife, Eileen Hedlund, Allen; two sons, Chris Hedlund, Wayne, and Carter Hedlund, Allen,; a brother and wife, Billy and Patricia Williams, Crookston, Minn.; sister, Janell Nelson, Pine River, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews.