Kenneth C. Pederson


Kenneth C. Pederson Age 89, of Brainerd, MN, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, February 25, 2022. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd, MN with Rev. Hans Anderson officiating. A visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 P.M. on Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd, MN.

Ken was born to Albin and Mabel (Lindhart) Pederson, in Hibbing, MN on November 2, 1932. The family moved to Brainerd in 1943. He married Sandra (Wels) on February 17, 1951 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd, MN and was drafted into the Army in March of 1953. After his enlistment was over, he went into the Sheet Metal Industry, which he retired from in 1994. Ken loved to hunt and fish and knew how to make either one enjoyable for anyone with him. Ken and Sandra were very active and supporting members of Trinity Lutheran Church, and also the local square dance club. He enjoyed spending time with his family and loved to make them laugh.

Ken is survived by his wife of 71 years, Sandra: children Kevin (Laurie Ramsdell) Pederson, David (Kay) Pederson, Brenda (Steven) Hardies, Brian (Yvonne) Pederson, and Kaye (Jerry) Ringwelski; 19 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren; and sibling Elaine Holmes. He is preceded in death by his parents, sister DeLyte Specht, and brother Don Pederson.

Ken was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.

Caring for Ken and his family is the Halvorson-Taylor Funeral Home in Brainerd, MN. 218/829/3581

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