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August 5, 1946 - January 6, 2018

Robert A. Hjellming, 71, of Caledonia, died suddenly, January 6, 2018, at Gundersen Health System, La Crosse, WI.

Robert was born August 5, 1946,to Hugo and Elizabeth Hjellming in Caledonia.

He worked at Albert's Grocery, before purchasing Bob's Shoe and Repair. He later was a rural mail carrier with the U.S. Post Office. He was also a member of the Volunteer Fire Department in Caledonia for 23 years. Bob was an avid bowler and a dedicated Minnesota Sports fan.

On December 27, 1966, he married the love of his life, Dianne Iverson, at Big Canoe Lutheran Church in Decorah, IA. They recently celebrated their 51st anniversary.

They have 3 children, Sherri (Mark) Burg, Cindy (Erik) Beach, and Chad (Stephanie) Hjellming. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren, Erik, Brittney, Jacob,Joshua, Hannah, and Ryan; and 1 great grand daughter, Amelia. He is also survived by a brother,Tom.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

A visitation will be held from 4 - 7 pm on Wednesday, at McCormick Funeral Home, 205 E. Main, Caledonia. A private family burial will take place on Thursday, at Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia. McCormick Funeral Home, Caledonia, is assisting the family.

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