In Loving Memory of Gahlyn Aldo Hegg August 27, 1939 - April 6, 2020
Last updated 4/15/2020 at 1:16pm
Gahlyn Aldo Hegg, 80, passed away on April 6, 2020 at Penrose Hospital after a long battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Born August 27, 1939 in Bottineau, North Dakota, the son of Svarre and Inez Hegg, he was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Susan A. Hegg.
Hegg graduated from Kenmare High School in 1957 as Salutatorian. He went on to obtain his Bachelor's degree from Minot State (N.D.) and a Master's Degree from University Of North Dakota. He was selected for the prestigious Fulbright scholarship and attended North Carolina State University. He married Carole A. (Fox) Hegg in Kenmare N.D. in 1957; they had three children, Shelley, Brent and Susan, and later divorced.
Before he retired from teaching, he taught in Velva, (N.D.), Fountain-Fort Carson H.S., Falcon H.S., Manitou Springs H.S. and Pikes Peak Community College.
He loved playing sports in school, had a great passion for science and spent time working with his students and judging science fairs. He developed a deep love of photography, fishing, amateur geology and spending time with his family. He never missed a chance to have ice cream with his grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He married Dolores V. Rodriguez on December 24, 1992 in Colorado Springs. They own D&G Tax and Accounting.
Surviving Hegg are his wife Peggy; daughter, Shelley A. Igo, (Richard); son Brent A. Hegg, (Patty Borish); 8 grandchildren Daffeny (Igo) Glotzbach, (Brian); Christina Igo; Stephanie (Bolster) Adams, (Jason); Lauren Bolster; Tiffany (Hegg) Richens, (Asa); Nicole (Hegg) Yost, (Dominick); Lindy (Igo) Leslie, (Bill); Jonathan Igo; seven great grandchildren – Haleigh Foster, Cayetana Bolster, Aiden Richens, Mitchell Richens, Colton Glotzbach, Caden Glotzbach and Andrew Leslie; a brother, Lowell; and many nieces and nephews.
Interment will be made at Evergreen Cemetery at a later date. Gahlyn will be laid to rest by his parents and youngest daughter Susan.