Carl William "Bus" Hedin, 89, of McPherson passed away at 2:05 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, peacefully, at Brookdale, McPherson.

Carl was born in McPherson on April 8, 1927, a son of Sigrid (Lindblade) and Albin Hedin.

Bus attended rural school in New Gottland and graduated from McPherson High School, McPherson, in 1945.

He was a member of New Gottland Lutheran Church rural McPherson.

Bus served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Bus lived a life full of farming and raising cattle on his grandparents homestead.

Bus enjoyed farming, raising his cattle, and being born and raised for his lifetime on his grandparents homestead.

He is survived by his nieces and nephews, Charles Wedel and his wife Gail, of Galva, Dennis Wedel and his wife Linda, of Canton, Rita Ek, of Hutchinson, Debra Heitzenrater and her husband Bill, of Towanda, Karla Jones and her husband Galen, of Canton, and Dale Wedel, of McPherson; many great-nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Bus was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Lucile Wedel.

Graveside service will be held at New Gottland Lutheran Church Cemetery, McPherson, Kansas, at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 with Reverend Richard Skar officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Gottland Lutheran Church and they can be sent in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, Kansas 67460.