|Robert O. Hegland
Born: January 23, 1925 Died: October 09, 2017
Robert O. Hegland, 92, of Wilmington, passed away early Monday morning, October 09, 2017 at his home surrounded by his
Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 8:00 pm at the Fruland Funeral Home, 121 W. Jefferson St., in
Morris with Rev. James Baskin Jr. officiating. Private interment will take place in Saratoga Cemetery. Visitation will be held on
Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral home.
Born January 23, 1925 in Seneca, he was the son of Ole and Grace (Johnson) Hegland. He received his education in the
schools of Seneca. For many years he was self- employed as an owner operator in the trucking industry.
He is survived by his children, Roberta (Lynn) Pollesch of Green Lake, WI, Sherry (James) McNeill of Aberdeen, NC, James
(Kathy Kennell) Hegland of Wilmington and Kathy (Gary) Delaney of Minooka; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren;
several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; one sister, Pearl (Henry deceased) Decker.
He enjoyed boating, snowmobiling, and in his younger years his Harley. Bob was also a huge fan of the Minnesota Vikings. He
will be dearly missed by his family and many friends. The family would like to extend a thank you for the care given to him by
Memorials may be directed to the Joliet Area Community Hospice.
For more information, call the funeral home at 815-942-0700.