Graveside services will be held Wednesday, July 20, at 2:30 p.m. at the Wall Lake Cemetery in Wall Lake. Memorials may be made in Patricia's name to Buena Vista Home Health Care. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.
Patricia Ellen Pedersen was born June 28, 1949 in Carroll, the daughter of Elmer Charles and Mildred Iona (Scott) Pedersen. Growing up, she was raised as Methodist. Patricia attended school in Wall Lake where she graduated from Wall Lake High School in 1967.
Following high school graduation, Patricia worked in Sac City, Wall Lake and later in Harlan at the Baptist Memorial Home. After moving to Storm Lake in 1986, Patricia worked at Bil-mar for 20 years.
Patricia loved plants and flowers and enjoyed watching them grow. She treasured animals, especially feeding the birds and squirrels in her backyard. Patricia loved all children, especially her nieces and nephews.
Those left to cherish her memory include her aunts: Roberta Bradley of Oceanside, Calif.; and Frances (Clifford) Justice of Harlan; niece, Ellyn R. Grant; nephew, Robert Charles Pederson Jr.; cousins: Darrell Bradley; Deborah Bradley Birdsell; John Justice; extended family and friends.
Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Mildred Pedersen; and two brothers: Robert and Thomas Pedersen.