1/24/01

James 'Chris' Albert Hejduk

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

29, 2000, in Fontana, Calif.

He was 79.

Mr.

Hejduk was born in Cleveland, Ohio.

He lived in Fontana for 40 years.

Mr.

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.

Mr.

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.