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June Pelo
24-07-05, 00:15
11-5-2004 Luke Heglund, 46,

Luke Ernest Heglund, age 46, of 30480 Heglund Road, Ashland, died Wednesday, November 3, 2004 at Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born August 21, 1958 in Ashland, the son of Ernest and Ruth (Hastbacka) Heglund.

He grew up and worked on the family dairy farm in the Town of Eileen. In 1976 he graduated from Ashland High School and later received degrees from WITC - Superior and WITC - Ashland in electronic servicing - television repair and retail bakery production. For eight years he worked in shipping and receiving for Norscot Corporation in Mequon. The past three and a half
years he has worked as a non-emergency transport driver for New Richmond Transportation.

He attended Saron Lutheran Church in Ashland. He was an active participant in local and regional AA meetings and functions. January of 2005 would have marked for him, 25 years of sobriety. He was on the Board of Directors with Genesis. Luke
enjoyed the time he spent on the family farm, being in the outdoors, feeding the birds and his nephew Nolan Jensen's pet dog, "Magic". He will be remembered for his unique sense of humor, non-judgmental attitude and willingness to help others.

He is survived by a brother, John E. (wife,Judy) Heglund of Slinger; sisters, Linda (husband,Andy) Jensen of Slinger, and Sonya (husband,Clifton) Campbell of Minneapolis, Minn.; nephews, Dan O'Connell and Nolan Jensen; niece, Heidi (husband,
Don) Bartley; grand-nieces, Alexandra Melachar-O'Connell and Allison Bartley; many uncles, aunts, cousins, other relatives, friends and neighbors. He was preceded in death by his parents, both in 1990. (Mother, Rut Hästbacka-
Father, Heglund).

The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 7, at Roberts Funeral Home in Ashland. Rev. James Kasperson will officiate. Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Roberts Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the service with the
Ashland Crematory Service. A family inurnment will take place at a later date.

June