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Lucille Bessie Trafton Albers Pedersen
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1915
Miller
Hand County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 2009
Sioux City
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA

courtesy of Mauer–Johnson Funeral Home

Lucille (Albers) Pedersen, 94, of Hinton, Iowa, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2009, at Sunrise Manor Retirement Community in Sioux City, Iowa.

Funeral services will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2009, at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton. Rev. Steven Stoll will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, 2009, at the Mauer–Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. The family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m., with a prayer service scheduled at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral on Monday.

Lucille Bessie Trafton was born on July 2, 1915, at Miller, South Dakota, the daughter of William and Emma (Lang) Trafton. Lucille was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church (Preston Township), rural Ireton, Iowa. She attended school in Struble, Iowa.

On July 2, 1932, Lucille and Alfred Albers were united in marriage at Hawarden, Iowa. The couple made their home on a farm near Struble. They lived in California for a year prior to returning to the area to reside in Hinton. Lucille worked at Aalfs Manufacturing in Sioux City as a seamstress. Alfred passed away on December 19, 1961.

On June 29, 1974, Lucille married Harry Pedersen in Janesville, Minnesota. They remained in Hinton for their retirement years. Harry passed away on January 5, 2001. For the past 8 years Lucille has resided at Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City.

Lucille was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton, where she taught Sunday School. She enjoyed crafting, knitting, and playing cards, and she baked many pies.

She will be lovingly remembered by her sons, Dale Albers and his wife Beverly of Hinton, and Jerry Albers and his wife Darlene of Onawa, IA; a daughter-in-law, JoAnne Albers of Denver, CO; a stepdaughter, Patti Goble of Eden Prairie, MN; a stepson, Larry Pedersen and his wife Roxanne of Bloomington, MN; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; and several step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Alfred and Harry; a son, Wayne Albers; stepdaughter, Barbara Woods; 6 sisters; and 4 brothers.
 
 
Burial:
Resthaven Cemetery
Le Mars
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Bill Bates
Record added: Jun 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91435633
Lucille Bessie <i>Trafton</i> Albers Pedersen
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Lucille Bessie <i>Trafton</i> Albers Pedersen
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