Gilbert Henry Bedenharn Jr.

February 24, 1930February 7, 2018

Gilbert H. Bedenharn Jr, 87, of Oneonta, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown

He was born on February 24, 1930 in Detroit, MI, 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 3 years in the Army. After retirement from the military he worked as a radio technician for Ben’s Communication, Plattsburgh, later known as Well’s Communication until 2003.

Gil is survived by his wife, Susie Bedenharn of Oneonta; a son, Gary Bedenharn of Oneonta; a daughter in law, Lynne Bedenharn; 2 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; and a sister, Joan Pouliot of Detroit.

No services are planned.

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Funeral arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.


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February 10, 2018

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February 9, 2018

May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this very sad time
Psalms 29:11