Jeffrey Hedlund, 46, of Baxter, passed away on March 18, 2020. Jeff was born May 30, 1973, to Wally & Judy (Illies) Hedlund. He graduated from the Long Prairie Grey Eagle High School in 1991 and the University of Minnesota Mankato in 1996, where he earned a Bachelor Degree in Environmental Science and Geography. Following graduation, Jeff was employed for four years at the University of Minnesota Mankato in the Water Resources Department doing Cartography. In 2000, Jeff was recruited to help start a lake mapping business-Lake Master in Little Falls. Jeff was employed there for 12 years and was instrumental in creating a thriving company. When the company was sold to Johnson Outdoors, Jeff was free to pursue his dream of starting his own business. At the time of his passing, Jeff was CEO/Owner of Arrow Mapping in Brainerd. Jeff enjoyed deer hunting with his dad, brothers, uncle and nephew, occasional fishing trips and just relaxing. He will be remembered for hisquick smile, great laugh and warm hugs.
Jeff is survived by his parents, Wally & Judy Hedlund; brothers: Chris Hedlund and Jason (Melonie) Hedlund, niece Lydia and nephew Grady and several uncles,aunts and cousins. He is preceded in death by his grandparents: Walter & Mabel Hedlund and Mike & Rose Illies.
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