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Published June 09, 2013, 12:00 AM

Vera Jane (Ode) Hegedus

Vera Jane (Ode) Hegedus, 82, died May 29, 2013, at Rosewood on Broadway in Fargo, ND. A memorial service will be conducted on Sunday, June 16, at 11:00 a.m., at the Bismarck Funeral Home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Bismarck.

Vera was born in Bismarck, the daughter of Herman and Emily (Caudel) Ode. She graduated from Bismarck High School in 1948. She married John “Jack” Hegedus in July 1948 and resided in Bismarck. Vera and Jack had three children: Daryl, Bonnie and Greg. Vera worked many years at the First National Bank and at J.C. Penney’s. Besides working, Vera loved her daily walks. Jack and Vera were happily married for 63 years until Jack’s death in 2011. In September 2011, Vera moved to Rosewood on Broadway in Fargo to be close to her daughter Bonnie.

Vera Jane (Ode) Hegedus

Vera Jane (Ode) Hegedus, 82, died May 29, 2013, at Rosewood on Broadway in Fargo, ND. A memorial service will be conducted on Sunday, June 16, at 11:00 a.m., at the Bismarck Funeral Home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Bismarck.

Vera was born in Bismarck, the daughter of Herman and Emily (Caudel) Ode. She graduated from Bismarck High School in 1948. She married John “Jack” Hegedus in July 1948 and resided in Bismarck. Vera and Jack had three children: Daryl, Bonnie and Greg. Vera worked many years at the First National Bank and at J.C. Penney’s. Besides working, Vera loved her daily walks. Jack and Vera were happily married for 63 years until Jack’s death in 2011. In September 2011, Vera moved to Rosewood on Broadway in Fargo to be close to her daughter Bonnie.

Vera is survived by her daughter Bonnie (John) Jangula, Fargo, and sons Greg (Jody) Hegedus, Brooklyn Park, MN and Daryl (Sheryl) Hegedus, San Antonio, TX; seven grandchildren: Aimee Siemers, Cynthia “Cindy” Jones, Nichole Hardy, Sarah Ancel, Kristina Spindel, Melissa Hegedus and Matthew Hegedus; sisters, Arzella Engelman, Bismarck and Irene Strand, Sun City, AZ; twelve great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Jack; brothers: Alvin, Myron and Elmer; sisters, Eveleen, Rosy, Adelene, Henrietta, Dorothy, and Yvonne “Bonnie”; and daughter-in-law, Debra Hegedus.

The family wishes to thank the wonderful people at Rosewood and Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Vera’s name are requested to The Presentation Sisters, Rosewood on Broadway, 1351 Broadway, Fargo, ND 58501 or Hospice of the Red River Valley, ATTN: Development Office, 1701 38th Street S. Ste. 101, Fargo, ND 58103-4499.

Go to www.bismarckfuneralhome.com to share memories of Vera and sign the online guestbook.

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