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James 'Chris' Albert Hejduk

James "Chris" Albert Hejduk, a former Kingman resident, died Friday Dec.

29, 2000, in Fontana, Calif.

He was 79.


Hejduk was born in Cleveland, Ohio.

He lived in Fontana for 40 years.


Hejduk worked as a tractor driver for 20 years for Kaiser Steel.

He was a veteran of the U.S.

Army and a member of St.

Joseph's Catholic Church, American Legion Post No.

772, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Moose Lodge.


Hejduk is survived by: his wife, Gean Hejduk of Fontana, Calif.; one son, Doug J.

Hejduk of Fontana, Calif.; four daughters, Bernadette Martin of Kingman, Rosalind West of Fontana, Calif., Cynthia Gaumond of Colton, Calif., and Christine Harden of Fontana, Calif.; three brothers, John Hejduk, Raymond Hejduk and Eugene Hejduk, all of Cleveland, Ohio; two sisters, Winifred Trickle and Theresa Matina, both of Cleveland, Ohio; 15 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday Jan.

3, 2001, at St.

Joseph's Catholic Church in Fontana.

Burial was in Riverside National Cemetery.