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Norma A. Wilson

Norma A. Wilson, 82, of Brainerd, formerly of Big Lake, died peacefully Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Edgewood Vista, in Brainerd, Minn. Services for Norma will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter. Family and friends are invited to gather starting at 5 p.m. There will be a Memorial Service at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at Hope Evangelical Free Church (513 West Fourth Street) in Monticello. Interment will take place at 3 p.m. on Thursday at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls.

Norma was born Jan. 7, 1930, in Duluth, Minn., the daughter of Harold K. and Bernice (Abernathy) Pederson. She liked baking and sewing. Norma loved her large family and friends and took pride in making numerous quilts that will warm many hearts for years to come.

Norma will join in heaven: her husband, Curtis; parents; her brother, Robert Pederson; and sister, Blanche Rapp. She will be missed by her children Ronald Anderson, of Millidgeville, Ga., Clifford Anderson, of St. Cloud, Lynnette (Steven) Shamp, of Pillager, Douglas Anderson, of St. Cloud, Nancy (Joe) Gapen, of Monticello, Juanita (Lewis) Russell, of Pillager, Roger Wilson, of Minneapolis, Richard (Linda) Wilson, of Brainerd; step-daugther, Pauline (Eldon) Wire, of Thayer, Kan.; sisters, Virginia Stephenson, Lucille (Robert) Henderson, and Luella Boseovski; brothers, Walter (Katherine) Pederson and Paul (Sandy) Pederson; 45 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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