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Jonathan S. Hedberg

Published On: Mar 05 2013 05:55:36 AM CST
Updated On: Mar 05 2013 04:54:38 PM CST

MADISON- Jonathan S. Hedberg, age 30, of Madison, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at UW Hospital after a skiing accident. He was born on April 17, 1982, in Edina, Minn., the son of Scott Hedberg and Catherine (Mahoney) Mensen.

Jonathan married Kierre Nelson on August 6, 2011, in Minneapolis, Minn. He graduated from York University in Toronto, Canada, with honors in Communications. He was the Co-Captain for the hockey team at York. Jon played professional hockey in Germany and Texas, retiring in 2009. He moved to Madison with his wife in 2010. Jonathan was a partner and executive recruiter for the company he and his father shared, Hedberg Search. He was also a certified athletic trainer. He enjoyed hockey, skiing, golf, hunting, fishing, and traveling.

Jon is survived by his wife, Kierre Hedberg of Madison; parents, Scott Hedberg of Edina, Minn. and Catherine Mensen; stepfather, Gerald Mensen; stepbrother, James Mensen all of Duluth, Minn.; brother-in-law, John Ryan Nelson of Minneapolis; father -in-law, John Nelson of Willmar, Minn.; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

A celebration of Jon’s life will be announced at a later date.

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