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Robert C. Hawn

Oct. 7, 1936 - July 10, 2006 SEDAN -- Robert Charles Hawn, 69, of Sedan died Monday at the Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood. The service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Glenwood Lutheran Church in Glenwood. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. to...

Oct. 7, 1936 - July 10, 2006

SEDAN -- Robert Charles Hawn, 69, of Sedan died Monday at the Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Glenwood Lutheran Church in Glenwood.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Hoplin Funeral Home in Glenwood and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Memorials are preferred to the Sedan Fire Department building fund.

He was born Oct. 7, 1936, in Grove Lake Township to Wallace and Ella (Bang) Hawn. He attended school through eighth grade in Sedan and graduated from Glenwood High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Alaska, where he worked as a mechanic.

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He married Sonja Hesse on July 1, 1967, in Melrose. They lived in Sedan. He worked as a heavy equipment mechanic on road construction for Central States Construction.

He was a member of Albany Pioneer Club and Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Association. He served as mayor of Sedan and a city council member. He went on his first fire call when he was seventeen and has been active in the Sedan volunteer fire department for 40 years.

He is survived by his wife; children: Eric (and Brenda) Hawn of Holdingford, Amy (and David) Klema of Andover; stepchildren: Robin (and Dave) Hubbard of Flower Mound, Texas, Kristy (and Doug) Miller of Coon Rapids, Jeff (and Sandra) Brooks of Witchita Falls, Texas, Jon (and Kim) Brooks of Princeton; 12 grandchildren; and his siblings: Stanley (and Audrey) Hawn of Glenwood, Eunice Holz of St. Peter, and Gladys Majerus of Vergas.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, one in infancy.

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