Wayne L. Hedstrom, 89, passed away at his home in Bakersfield, Ca on May 29, 2016.
Wayne was born September 1, 1926 in Holdrege, Nebraska. He lived in Lincoln until 1944 when he enlisted into the U.S. Navy. His rank: Fireman Second Class.
Wayne worked as a lineman with Lincoln Telephone & Telegraph until 1953 when he left to work for General Telephone Co. as an installer in Santa Monica, Ca. Later he transferred to Oxnard, Ca. He retired June 30, 1980.
Being an accomplished builder, Wayne designed and built a home in Kernville. He moved to Bakersfield around 1990.
Wayne is survived by Thelma Hedstron of Bakersfield. He leaves behind four daughters and one son: Teri Voss - husband John, Diane Garcia - husband Roderick, Linda Meyerding - husband Gene, Vicki Dorey (Rob) and son Kirk Hedstrom - wife Linda. Wayne is survived by seven grandchildren, twenty-one great grand children and two great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by parents Carl and Pearl and sister Dorthy Neff.
He will be greatly missed by family and many friends.
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