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Otto Marion "Pete" Pederson, Jr
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1912
Bosque County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1996
Harris County
Texas, USA

O.M. "Pete" Pederson was born January 31, 1912 in Clifton, Texas, the son of O.M. and Nina Lillian Womack Pederson. A graduate of Catarine High School, he moved to Kate in 1938 where he and his brother had an implement company. He was united in marriage with Eileen Bijie on April 5, 1941 in Brookshire. Pete began rice farming and in 1843, he and Eileen moved to Brookshire where they have made their home ever since.
Pete was a fifty year member of both the First United Methodist Church and Brookshire Masonic Lodge #1066. He was also a member of the Arabia Temple Shrine, the Scottish Rite of Houston and a long-time member of the Royal Order of Jesters. Court #136. The last surviving charter member of the Brookshire Lions Club, he was presented the prestigious Melvin Jones Fellowship Award on July 21, 1992 for his community service. Over the years, Pete had held every office in the local Lions Club and numerous state and district posts. Pete had also served 6 years on the Brookshire School Board and as president of the Brookshire-Katy Drainage District and was an organizer of the Brookshire Municipal Water District. He served his church in several capacities including board chairman and was active in the Boy Scouts of America on both the local and district levels. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He passed away on Thursday, January 12, 1996 in a Houston hospital after a lengthy illness at the age of 83. He was preceded in death by his parents and by brothers Palmer, Tilden, Thomas and Clyde Pederson.

Note: This is not the entire obituary, as I have omitted some information on individials that may still be living for privacy reasons. 
Family links: 
  Otto Marion Pederson (1876 - 1960)
  Nina Lillian Womack Pederson (1888 - 1955)
  Eileen B Bijie Pederson (1918 - 2005)
  Palmer Tilden Pederson (1907 - 1969)*
  Thomas Womack Pederson (1909 - 1972)*
  Otto Marion Pederson (1912 - 1996)
  Clyde Pederson (1915 - 1985)*
  Charles B Pederson (1919 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Memorial Oaks Cemetery
Harris County
Texas, USA
Created by: PAFT
Record added: Nov 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80873977
Otto Marion Pete Pederson, Jr
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