Died at home on July 29, 2012. Preceded in death by mother June and sister Leanne. Survived by wife of 27 years Darlene; children Ron Liljedahl, Tracy (Stan) Riley, John (Sue) Liljedahl, Vance (Kyle) Liljedahl, Steve (Michelle) Heifort, Kari (Josh) Fredrickson and Julie Liljedahl (John Beard); 17 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; father Donald "Dinny"; brothers Denis (Charlene) and Brian (Lynn); special friends Dennis Campbell & Steve Kircher, other family and friends. Proud member of the JFD's. Gary was a boiler tender in the Navy, driver with Consolidated Freightways for 27 years and member of Teamster Local #120. Memorial Service Friday (8/3) at 11:00 AM at GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1730 Old Hudson Road. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorial visitation Thursday 4-8:00 PM at SANDBERG FUNERAL HOME, 2593 E. 7th Avenue, North St. Paul and one hour before the service at church on Friday. Gary's family would like to thank the Hospice of Twin Cities for their care. Memorials preferred to charity of your choice.