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Deborah Joy Pedersen

March 21, 1958 ~ December 24, 2019 (age 61)


In Loving Memory

Deborah Joy Pedersen

Deborah Pedersen was born on March 21, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Rev. Henry and Frances Larson Pedersen.   Deborah moved often with her parents while her father followed his calling as a Chaplain with stops in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, California, Midway Island, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, Kentucky and finally home to Minnesota.  She loved working with staff and her peers at the DAC in Slayton.  In September 2019 Deborah moved to Prairie View in Slayton where she passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at the age of 61.  Deborah attended Lake Sarah Baptist Church in rural Slayton. She enjoyed traveling with her parents, Mickey Mouse, music, relaxing at the cabin, and giving hugs.

Survivors include her mother, Frances Pedersen of Slayton, MN, four siblings and their spouses, Kris and Chris Adkins of Ashland, KY, Rev. Anders and Heidi Pedersen of Stafford, VA, Nancy and Giovanni Ramirez of Canon City, CO, and Carl and Amy Pedersen of Laporte, MN, and several nieces and nephews and their families.  She is preceded in death by her father, Rev. Henry Pedersen.  A Memorial services is being planned for later this summer.  The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff that provided such great comfort and care at the SLS house and Prairie View Home in Slayton. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Lake Sarah Baptist Church or a favorite charity.

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