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ONEONTA - Gilbert H. Bedenharn Jr., 87, of Oneonta, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown.
He was born on Feb. 24, 1930, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Gilbert H. Sr. and Celestine (Pepiot) Bedenharn.
He married Susie Doi on May 27, 1960.
Gil retired from the United Stated Air Force as a Senior Master Sergeant in December of 1978, spending 25 years in the Air Force and three years in the Army.
After retirement from the military, he worked as a radio technician for Ben's Communication in Plattsburgh, later known as Well's Communication, until 2003.
Gil is survived by his wife, Susie Bedenharn of Oneonta; son, Gary Bedenharn of Oneonta; daughter-in-law, Lynne Bedenharn; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sister, Joan Pouliot of Detroit.
No services are planned.
Light a candle or send an online condolence at www.grummonsfuneralhome.com.
Funeral arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.
Published on February 11, 2018
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