Dorothy Ione Pedersen 92, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on May 27, 2018,
Dorothy Ione Pedersen 92, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on May 27, 2018, in Buffalo. Visitation will be on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Memorial Service will be held at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye, on Saturday, June 23, at 10:30 a.m. The clergy will be Pastor Grant Fischer. Interment will be at Home Cemetery in Sleepy Eye. Reception will follow at the Serviceman's Club. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Dorothy Ione (Nelson) Pedersen was born on March 8, 1926 on the family farm near Butterfield, to Otto E. and Clara H. (Bodin) Nelson. She married Wallace Pedersen on Oct. 5, 1973 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sleepy Eye. Dorothy worked at 3-M in New Ulm for 22 years and retired from there. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed golfing, painting water colors and loved playing cards, especially poker and skip-bo.
She is survived by her sons: Dillon (Josephine) Olson of Clear Lake, Iowa, Donald (Joey) Olson of Oak Grove, Dennis (Diane) Olson of Buffalo; stepson, Wade (Susie) Pederson of Sleepy Eye, 10 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband, Gordon Olson, husband, Wallace Pedersen, brothers: Gene, Dwayne, Virl and Fay.