Rev. Dr. Ralph M. Pedersen, Jr.


Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Rev. Dr. Ralph M. Pedersen, Jr.  died on Saturday, August 27, 2016. He was predeceased by his wife, Marilyn, who passed away on March 2, 2010. He is survived by four children: Earl Pedersen of Tracy, CA, Paul Pedersen of Tracy, CA, David Pedersen of Louisville, Colorado, and Don Pedersen of Tulare CA; by nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Condolences may be sent to Paul Pedersen at 1669 Springhill Court, Tracy, CA 95377.

A funeral will be held on September 17, 2016 at 10am at the Central UMC of Stockton, CA. The Rev. Alan Cook will preside.

Ralph served the Berkeley: Trinity, San Francisco: Parkside, Antioch, Madera, Tulare, Santa Clara and Tulare churches before retiring in 1993.

Memorial gifts may be sent in Ralph’s name to the Ralph M. Pedersen Sr. Columbarium Fund at Central United Methodist Church, 3700 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95204.  

Bishop Warner Brown
California-Nevada Conference
P.O. Box 980250
West Sacramento, CA  95798-0250


California-Nevada Conference
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