June 21, 1955 – July 21, 2013
Mary Helene Pederson, age 58, of Carroll, Iowa passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at the Carroll First Assembly of God Church with Pastor Bill Wenig of Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church in Des Moines officiating. Friends may call at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday where there will be a prayer service held at 7:00 P.M. The casket will be moved to the church at 8:30 A.M. on Wednesday where visitation will resume until the time of service. Music for the service will be by Bill and Molly Benson and Mike and Susan Moore. Casket bearers will be Kyle Rotert, Anthony Bushnell, Derek Pederson, John Wallace, Steve Fey, Cliff McFarland, Bill Orlano, and Mark O’Leary. Honorary pallbearers will beSam Wallace,Nicholas Pederson, David Bushnell, Emily Rotert, Michaela Bushnell, Rachael Bushnell, Ben Rotert, Leah Rotert Burial will be in the Carroll City Cemetery.
Born on June 21, 1955 at Mason City, Iowa, she was the daughter of Ralph H. and Dorothea (Dexheimer) Wallace. She grew up in Mason City and graduated from Mason City High School in 1973. She was married to Dave Pederson on July 21, 1973at the home of her parents in Mason City. The couple made their home in Clear Lake where she worked at Handicap Village for five years before moving to Minneapolis. They also lived in Menomonie, Wisconsin for nine years before moving to Carroll in December of 1989. Mary served as a volunteer in the Carroll Community School District for 21 years. Mary was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed music, reading, socializing with her friends, and she loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Mary is survived by her husband Dave of Carroll; two daughters: Sarah Bushnell and her husband Anthony of Blaine, Minnesota, and Bekah Rotert and her husband Kyle of Ankeny, Iowa; six grandchildren: David, Michaela, and Rachael Bushnell and Emily, Benjamin, and Leah Rotert; a brother John Wallace and his wife Kerry McDonald of Grimes, Iowa; a brother-in-law Derek Pederson and his wife Carrie of Lakeville, Minnesota; her step-mother Muriel Wallace of Mason City; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mary was preceded in death by her parents.Information provided by: Dahn & Woodhouse Funeral Home
705 N. Carroll St.
Carroll, Iowa 51401