Elvina (Ellie) V. Pedderson, 90, of Rosemount, passed away October 8, 2018.
Services will be held Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at Faith Covenant Church, 12921 Nicollet Ave. S., Burnsville.
Ellie was born May 15, 1928 to Alfred and Dagmar Elless in Staples. She married Robert Pederson on May 31, 1958 at the Christian Missionary Alliance Church of Staples. She worked for the city of Staples, Wadena Hospital and the Our Own Hardware store in Staples. Ellie retired in 1991 from Director of Purchasing at the United District Hospital & Home in Staples after 22 years. Upon retirement the Pedersons moved to Apple Valley, to be closer to their daughters and families. The past two years Ellie lived in an assisted living residential home, in Rosemount, while Alzheimer’s progressed.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years; two daughters, Joy (Brian) Ellsworth and Vicki (Ross) Wunder; four grandsons, Tyler and Michael Ellsworth and Zakkari (Lisa) and Dominik Wunder; many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Agnete (Harvey) Wright of Wadena.