Pedersen, Christian Jute

PEDERSEN – Christian Jute Pedersen of Tilley, Alberta died on January 7,1981 in the Brooks Health Centre at the age of 68 years.

He was born at Thisted. Denmark on December 30, 1912 and immigrated to Iowa at the age of three years. He later moved to Nebraska and South Dakota before corning to Tilley in 1932 farming there since.

He was an active member of Bethany Lutheran Church.

Surviving are his wife. Grace Pedersen of Tilley; one daughter, Judy of Calgary; two sons, Ernie of Hanna and Stan of Tilley: three grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Christine Hendrickson of Tilley; two brothers, Harry of Yankton. S.D. and Marius of Rimbey.

Funeral service was held on Friday, January 9 at 2:00 p.m. in Bethany Lutheran Church with Pastor William Braaten officiating. Interment followed in the Bethany Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Ernil Pedersen, Stan Pedersen. Marius Pedersen. Harland Skriver, Erland Christiansen and Peter Hendricksen.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.