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Reuben Phillip Pederson
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1905
Chippewa Falls
Chippewa County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1985
Fergus Falls
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA

Reuben P. Pederson

Reuben P. Pederson, 79, 625 W. Lincoln Ave., died Thursday, April 11, at the Pioneer Nursing Home, Fergus Falls. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday, April 14, at he Federated Church. The Rev. William Van Dyken will officiate.

One of three children of Elias and Johanna Kittleson Pederson, he was born Aug. 15, 1905 in Chippewa Falls, Wis.

He spent his early childhood in Hills, Minn., and moved with his family to Fergus Falls where his father was pastor of the Zion Lutheran Church. He graduated from Fergus Falls High School in 1924. He married Margaret Johnson on June 16, 1929. He went into business with clifford Vigen and Leonard G. Johnson, creating the Fergus Jobbing Company. He went into the insurance business in the 1940's until his retirement from the Federated Mutual Insurance Company.

He was a member of the Orpheon Male Chorus, the Elks Lodge and the Federated Church.

Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Mrs. Norman (Marlene) Toso, Staughton, Wis., Mrs Reno (Rebecca) Kuehnel Jr., Newton, Wis., Mrs Jerry (Doris) Enderson, Fergus Falls and Kathryn Knutson, Fergus Falls; two sons, Richard, Worthington and Charles, Grand Forks, N.D.; two brother [sic], Morton, Battle Lake and Luther, Wahkon; 33 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Nilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Elias Pederson (1865 - 1939)
  Hannah Marie Kittelson Pederson (1877 - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  Signe Margaret Johnson Pederson (1911 - 2006)
 
 Children:
  Phyllis Marlene Pederson Toso (1931 - 2004)*
  Rebecca Marie Pederson Kuehnel (1933 - 2017)*
 
 Siblings:
  Levin Edward Pederson (1890 - 1898)**
  Henrietta M Pederson Bye (1903 - 1983)*
  Reuben Phillip Pederson (1905 - 1985)
  Morton Alexander Pederson (1909 - 1995)*
  Luther Frederick Pederson (1918 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Knollwood Memorial Gardens
Fergus Falls
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Marjorie
Record added: Oct 30, 2010
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Reuben Phillip Pederson
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Reuben Phillip Pederson
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Reuben Phillip Pederson
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