Gosen, Margot Hedlund Margot Ranie Hedlund Gosen, age 75, of Minnetonka on December 22 after a 25-year struggle with Parkinson's Disease. Preceded in death by husbands, Chuck of 41 years, and Dick of 1 year, and parents Harold and Maxine Larson. Survived by son Jeff Hedlund and wife Amy Apperson, Rachel and Annie; son Neil and wife Julie; son Dan and wife Robin Preble, Audrey and Caroline; stepson Rick Gosen and wife Joan, Christine, Tracy and Shelley; stepson Tim Gosen and wife Sandy, Peter, Sarah and Hannah; stepdaughter Glenda Gosen; stepson David Gosen and wife Julie, Reade, Connor, Barret, and Evan. She is also survived by sister Cheryl Bilbee and brothers Kenneth Larson and Darrell Larson. Margot graduated from Roosevelt High School where she met Chuck and a group of friends known as the Beta Kais who have remained close for 60 years. She studied at the U of MN and worked in special education for District 287 where she loved helping her students. She enjoyed her family and many friends, reading, travel, and her beloved Neil Diamond. Thanks to the wonderful staff at Sunrise of Minnetonka and Methodist Hospice in caring for Margot. Memorial service 11:00 a.m. January 16, Excelsior Covenant Church, 19955 Excelsior Blvd., Excelsior, with family visitation one hour before service and lunch to follow. Private interment. Memorials preferred to National Parkinson Foundation Minnesota, parkinsonmn.org

Published on January 12, 2014

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