Verner Pedersen

Verner Pedersen, 84, Forest Lake, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.

A gathering of family and friends took place Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Roberts Family Funeral Home, Forest Lake.

He is survived by his  son, Richard (Mary Griffin) Pedersen; daughter, Lynn (Kevin) Mackey; brother, Ernst (Alice) Pedersen; sister-in-law, Dorothy Pedersen; brother-in-law, Wally Pechacek; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Cherle D. (Gibson) Pedersen; parents; brother, Robert Pedersen; and sisters, Mary Ersfeld and Esther Pechacek.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Alzheimer’s Association- Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter, 7900 West 78th St. Suite 100, Minneapolis, MN 55439.