Funeral service for Allan C. Heglund, 81, of Aurora, will be 11am Monday, March 30, 2015 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Aurora with Pastor Donald Stauty officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 5-7pm at Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora and will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Aurora. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Redeemer Lutheran Church. He died Wednesday March 25, 2015 at Essentia Health – St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, MN. Allan was born February 10, 1934 in Barksdale, Wisconsin to John and Esther (Craft) Heglund. Following his schooling he served two years in the US Army at Ft. Hood, TX. On October 7, 1967 he married Shirley Koosmann in Mellen, WI. They returned to Aurora where he worked for Erie Mining Company. Allan retired from LTV Steel as a welder with 38 years of service. He was an active member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and served on its boards and council. Al especially enjoyed attending Mesabi East sporting events and was often seen sitting with the “Grumpy Old Men.” Survivors include his wife, Shirley; children: Craig (Loraine) Heglund of Virginia, Lesley Heglund of Aurora and Cliff (Sarah) Heglund of Springfield; grandchildren: Eli, Easton and Gia; brothers: Bill, Ken, Ron, Don, Van and Gordon; sister, Karen Callahan; numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and his siblings: Alyce, Ruth, Jack and Nancy.