Marilyn Pedersen, spouse of the Rev. Ralph Pedersen, died on Tuesday, March 2, 2010. She is survived by her husband, who resides at 3400 Wagner Heights Road, #305, Stockton, CA 95209; by four children: Earl Pedersen of Messina, Sicily, Paul Pedersen of Tracy, David Pedersen of Lewisville, Colorado, and Don Pedersen of Tulare; and by nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The memorial service was held on Friday, March 5 at 11 a.m., at the Central United Methodist Church in Stockton. The Rev. David Bennett presided.
Ralph and Marilyn Pedersen served the Berkeley: Trinity, San Francisco: Parkside, Antioch, Madera, Tulare, Santa Clara, and Hillsdale churches before retiring in 1993.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the National Parkinson Foundation, Office of Development, 1501 NW 9th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136 (800.327.4545), or to a charity of one's choice.