June Pederstuen, age 92, of Rice Lake and formerly of Cameron, WI, died on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Heritage Lakeside Nursing Home in Rice Lake. She was born September 27, 1927 to Henry and Carrie (Baland) Pederson at Prairie Farm where she was raised and attended school. She graduated from Prairie Farm High School in 1945.
On July 16, 1947, she was married to Ingman Pederstuen at Dallas and the couple farmed in the Prairie Farm area until 1978. During this time, June worked as an assistant cook at the high school for a number of years. In 1978 they moved to Cameron and enjoyed boating on Prairie Lake. June also enjoyed volunteering at the Rice Lake Hospital, traveling, sewing, quilting, playing cards, spending time with family and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.
June was known to take an interest and become involved in all of her children’s and grandchildren’s interests and hobbies. She also taught all of her kids how to make Lefse. June moved to Rice Lake in 2014 where she has resided up until her brief stay at the nursing home.
June was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ingman on November 26th, 2002; brother, Chester Pederson and sister, Helen Bjugstad. She is survived by her sons, Jerry (Kristine) Pederstuen of Baldwin, Wayne (Janice) Pederstuen of Rice Lake and Ricky (Debbie) Pederstuen of Hudson; daughter, Cindy Becker (Jim Tomsovic) of Cumberland; grandchildren, Amy (Jay) Price, Carrie Pederstuen, Erik (Tiffany) Pederstuen, Kristi (Tim) French, Andrew Rodda, Travis Pederstuen (Brianna Moczynski) and Ryan Pederstuen; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Elizabeth and Andrew Price, Gavin Hanson, Hannah Pederstuen, Piper and Miles French; brother, Robert (Arlene) Pederson; sister, Doris Talmage; sister-in-law, Shirley Pederstuen; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 30 at United Lutheran Church in Prairie Farm with Rev. Erin Koster officiating and interment following in West Akers Lutheran Cemetery in the Town of New Haven, rural Prairie Farm.
Visitation will be held for the hour prior to services at the church on Saturday. Arrangements are with Rausch-Lundeen Funeral Homes, Dallas and Cameron.