Kevin Pedersen, age 64, of Wilmot, SD, passed away on April 28, 2022, at Ortonville Area Hospital.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Wilmot Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held at the church, one hour prior to the service. Rev. Sheila Pohl will officiate the service and lunch will follow.
The service will be livestreamed and recorded and will be viewable at the bottom of this page.
Kevin Cecil Pedersen was born on October 1, 1957, in Browns Valley, MN, to Charles and Beverly (Cardwell) Pedersen. He grew up in the Wilmot area and graduated with the Wilmot High School Class of 1976.
Kevin worked as a heavy machine operator at Riley Brothers Construction Company in Morris, MN.
In his leisure time, Kevin was an avid fisherman, loved to hunt, and enjoyed camping. He also owned and flew his own plane; he took a solo trip and flew over the Grand Canyon. Kevin also liked his trips to try his luck at the casino.
Left to cherish his memory are his parents, Charles and Beverly Pedersen of Wilmot, SD; his children: Jill (Dan) Pedersen of Surprise, AZ; and Slade (Tabitha) Ammann of Freeman, SD; seven grandchildren: Derek, Anna, Ben, Ava, Rocky, Vaida, and Libby; brothers: Calvin Pedersen of Wilmot, SD; and Mike (Kari) Pedersen of Wilmot, SD; sisters: Jean (Harlan) Wenck of Wilmot, SD; Judy (Rich) Porter of Wilmot, SD; and Tammy (Jon) Quade of Wilmot, SD; wife, Lanae Chamley of Wilmot, SD; many nieces and nephews; and his faithful companion, Sheba.