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Obituary: Herman L. (Pete) Pederson, 78


Mr. Pederson was retired after serving 22 years in military service and had been a Prisoner of War in the Korean Conflict. He attended Egypt Christian Church

Herman L. (Pete) Pederson, 78, of 144 Snake Creek Road, Columbia, KY, died Friday, January 18, 2008, at 9:00amCT, at his residence, after an illness.

A memorial service will be Saturday, January 26, 2008, at 1:00pmCT, at Egypt Christian Church with Bro. Hugh Withers officiating.

He was the son of the late Gus and Gladys Mant Pederson of North Dakota, was retired from the military, having served 22 years in the US Army, including three years as a Prisoner of War during the Korean Conflict. He attended Egypt Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Fanny Belle Willis Pederson and the following:
  • Three step-sons: Gary and his wife Phyllis Smith, Darrell and his wife Donna Smith, all of Greensburg, KY; and Dennis Smith, Columbus, IN

  • One step-daughter: Patty and her husband Jake Edwards, Columbia, KY

  • Two sisters: Mavis Larimore of Puyallup, WA; and Joy Stromme of Muncie, IN

  • Six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren
Visitation will be after 12 noon, Saturday, January 26, 2008, at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Central Kentucky, the church of your choice, or a favorite charity.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

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