|Birth: ||Oct. 11, 1988|
Vest-Agder fylke, Norway
|Death: ||Mar. 11, 2003|
The daughter of Anita and Dean Pedersen, sister to Elisabeth, Elianna and Annessa.
Anna excelled at playing soccer and hockey, her competitive spirit and natural skills always brought about the comment from spectators, "Who is that little blonde girl … Wow!!".
Her many gifts and talents were evident at a young age. At the age of three years old she was singing solos in front of the large congregation of Homewood Full Gospel Church where her grandpa was the Pastor. After moving to Maple Grove, Anna attended Rice Lake Elementary and Maple Grove Jr. High. She loved the Chicago Bears. At the age of two, as her Dad attempted to persuade her to cheer for the Packers, Anna insisted, "No, Chicago Bears!" That passion only grew stronger through the years.
She loved being involved in church, her passion for Jesus and her spiritual strength made an impact on every life she touched.
Annalynn was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor in the early spring of 2001.
Anna began to take medicine to control her seizures, which were progressively getting worse. Despite all the medicine, hospital visits and physical challenges, Anna kept playing traveling Soccer and Hockey. Nothing was going to stop her! The end of October, she began having severe headaches and immediately went for an MRI scan. The MRI showed that the mass was growing. Anna had her first brain surgery in December 2001.
Though the last two years of her life were a tough struggle, Anna never once complained. She ran the race and fought a good fight and was called back home up above in March 2003.
AGE: 14 Y/O
COD: antiplastic oligodendroglioma, brain Tumor
Maple Knoll Cemetery
Created by: Saari
Record added: May 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89988979