|2/5/2014 4:30:00 PM|
Eleanor G. Pedersen, age 84, of Rice Lake, died on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire. She was born on May 7, 1929 in Des Moines, IA to John and Mabel (Christensen) Pedersen.
Eleanor graduated from high school in Forest Lake, MN. She received her certificate as a clerk/typist from Anoka Community College, and later moved to the Rice Lake area.
For the last four years, Eleanor has lived at Homestead Adult Family Home with her caregivers, Kris and Stan Nystrom, and friends.
Eleanor was a very genteel woman who loved sweets, her stuffed animals, playing games and taking walks.
Eleanor is survived by her sister, Muriel Keegan of California; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Sandra, JoAnn and Hildegarde; and two brothers, Ray and Stephen.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Skinner Funeral Home in Rice Lake. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Cumberland .
Skinner Funeral Home in Rice Lake is serving the family.
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