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Obituary for Linda L Pederson
Linda Lee Pederson, age 75, died peacefully on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 in the Frederic Nursing Home. She was born Linda Lee Benson in Frederic, Wisconsin on June 8th, 1941. She was the oldest of three children (Meridee, Priscilla) born to Karl and Evelyn Benson. Linda grew up in Frederic where she graduated from Frederic High School in 1959. After graduating from high school she attended Augsburg College in Minneapolis. She started a family and lived in Minneapolis, Cambridge, and eventually returned to Frederic to raise her three children.
Linda worked as Credit Manager at the Frederic Hospital, and later moved on to be her husband's Veterinary Assistant at the Frederic Veterinary Clinic. She was very active in the church and directed the Trade Lake Lutheran, Pilgrim Lutheran, and New Hope Lutheran Church choirs.
Her hobbies were knitting, crocheting, painting, singing, and playing piano. She enjoyed her scrabble games with her friends in Frederic. Linda also enjoyed playing cards with her friends in the evenings.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Karl and Evelyn Benson and her sister, Meridee Benson.
Linda is survived by her sister, Priscilla Hill; her husband, Lawrence Pederson; son, Robert (Stephanie) Lindberg of Bloomington, MN; daughters, Kathy (Ralph) Tuff of Shoreview, MN and Dawn (Craig) Sandness of Victoria, MN; and nine grandchildren, Nathan, Morgan and Carli Lindberg; Karter and Kasie Tuff; and Trey, Kyra, Tyson, and Keely Sandness.
Visitation will be held at the Rowe Funeral Home in Frederic on Monday, June 27th from 4 to 7:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at the New Hope Lutheran Church, 685 W. State Road 70, Grantsburg, WI, on Tuesday, June 28th at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Emery Johnson will be officiating.
You are invited to sign the online guestbook to leave memories and photos. Rowe Funeral Home in Frederic, www.rowefh.com , 715-327-4475, and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown, www.wicremationcenter.com , 715-825-5550, are assisting the family with final arrangements.