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Frances Boese Pedersen
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1935
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 2009
Fergus Falls
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA

Frances Pedersen, 74, of Fergus Falls, died Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at Broen Memorial Home.

She was born Feb. 4, 1935, in rural Erhard, the daughter of Walter and Helen (Spencer) Boese. She grew up in rural Erhard and attended country school. After her school years, she was a housekeeper for various farmers in the area.

On March 22, 1958, she married Christ Pedersen at the First English Lutheran Church, Fergus Falls. The couple resided in Orwell Township. Christ was killed in a farm accident, on July 20, 1964. Shortly after his death, Frances moved into Fergus Falls. She worked in daycare and performed
housekeeping services. She was a member of First Lutheran Church and was active with its many activities. She will be remembered as a hard worker, enjoyed telling stories, visiting with family, enjoyed a good meal and flowers and did much embroidering. Her pride and joy were her great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband.

Survivors include two daughters, Diane Lee of Thief River Falls and Denise (Dean) Knutson of Dalton; seven grandchildren: Shane (Kirsten) Kragness of Fergus Falls, Jessica (Todd) Smith of Fergus Falls, Jennifer Lee of Fergus Falls, James Lee of Braham, Jessica Knutson of Morris, Alicia (Ryan) Lanoue of Fergus Falls and Joyce (Nick Pieschke) Knutson of Brandon; five great-grandchildren: Malayna, Marissa, Michael, Aunnaka and Trace; three sisters: Carol Dalluge, Garden Grove, Calif., Alice (Richard) Carlson, Erhard and Selma Mobraten of LaFayette, Ind.; one brother, Albert (Christine) Boese of Pelican Rapids along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the church

Service: 2 p.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church, Fergus Falls

Clergy: Rev. Saul Stensvaag

Interment: Western Presbyterian Cemetery, rural Wendell

Funeral home: Olson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls

Obituary: Fergus Falls Daily Journal,Fergus Falls, Minnesota - April 1, 2009
Family links: 
  Walter Albert Boese (1906 - 1982)
  Helen Vivian Spencer Boese (1916 - 1996)
  Christ Hans Pedersen (1926 - 1964)
  Denise Ann Pedersen Knutson (1964 - 2017)*
*Calculated relationship
Western Presbyterian Cemetery
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: T Burt
Record added: Apr 14, 2009
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Frances <i>Boese</i> Pedersen
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Frances <i>Boese</i> Pedersen
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My favorite person in the world grandma. i miss you so much and love you. i feel like this is my fault your not here. Mom seem not to care i dont know what she is doin these days. i wish you where here but i know your watchin down on all of us the family ...(Read more)
- jen anderson
 Added: Aug. 23, 2013
God bless you.
- T Burt
 Added: Apr. 14, 2009

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