Carroll Vernon Ruedy, 68 of Hinckley, MN died Feb. 17, 2013.
Carroll grew up and attended school in Hastings, MN. In 1966 he enlisted in the US Navy, where he joined the 3rd Medical Battalion. He served 27 months on the ground as a Field Medic in Vietnam. On Sept. 4, 1971 he married Lynnea Stenmark in Litchfield, MN. He enrolled at the University of Washington-Seattle in their MEDEX program developed to train military medics to become Physician’s Assistants.
He worked as a PA in Gettysburg, SD, for about four years in the early 1970s.
He is survived by his wife Lynnea (Stenmark) Ruedy, son Davin Ruedy, daughter Danette (Pete) Hopke, four grandchildren, mother Helen Ruedy, twin brother Calvin (Ruth) Ruedy, brothers Robert (Valerie) Ruedy, Ronald (Helen) Ruedy, sisters Barbara (Bill) Pechacek, and Virginia (Justin) Hankes.
He was preceded in death by his father Gale Ruedy and brother Dell Ruedy.
Tatting-Methven Funeral Home in Hinckley was in charge of arrangements.