Delores L. Pederson 1919 - 2011

Delores L. Pederson

Delores L. Pederson

Delores L. Pederson, 92, of Cornville passed away December 23 in Payson. She was the daughter of Walter C. Ripley and Hazel (Smith) Ripley.

She graduated from Ada, Minnesota schools and attended the University of Minnesota.

Her proudest achievements were being a housewife and being voted #1 mother by her children. She was a member of the Church of the Red Rocks in Sedona. Her hobbies included dancing, tennis, fishing, cooking, crafting, shopping and golf.

As in her life and passing, her family remembers her as surrounding them with love, devotion, beauty and grace,.

Her husband Herman Meyer Pederson preceded her in death.

She leaves her sons Mark Ripley Pederson of Palm Desert, California; Greg Ripley Pederson (Barbara) of Eden Prairie, Minnesta and Reid Ripley Pederson (Colleen) of Naperville, Illinois; a daughter Judy Bienek (Tom) of Cornville; eight grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren.

Services are pending in March.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to memorial gift for the Payson Care Center and may be sent to Judy Bienek, P O Box 1003, Cottonwood, AZ 86326

An online guestbook at

Information provided by survivors.


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