A wonderful woman – loving mom, grandma and great grandma, age 85, of North Branch, passed away unexpectedly on August 23, 2012.
She was preceded in death by parents, Melvin and Ella Pederson; foster parents, Lawrence and Nellie Johnson; husband, Robert Alcock; daughter, Dawn Tauer; brothers, Jack and LeRoy Pederson; sisters, Ellen Beregeson, Marcel Quenemoen; foster brother, Peeker Johnson.
She is survived by her children, Pamela (Case) Schrader Nelson, Bob Alcock, Debbie (Ben) Kirschbaum; grandchildren, Melissa Schrader, Shelli (Marc) Ball, Lisa (Dave) Braun Syverson; Melanie (Mike) Hinz, Jerry Tauer (Annika Braun), Colette Tauer, Shamus Kirschbaum, Roxann Kirschbaum; great-grandchildren, Tyler Ball, Anthony Schrader, Mariah Hinz, Jesse Ball, Haylee Braun, Taylor Braun, Justin Ball, Teressa Braun, Kendra Tauer, Carson Braun, Cameron Kirschbaum, Gabriela Kirschbaum, Mason Tauer; sister Tula Flesvig; brothers, Dale (Mae) and Mel (Sharon) Pederson; foster sister, Patsy Posely; and many extended relatives.
Graveside service 4 p.m., Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at Twitchell Drive, 499 Lilac Drive, Lino Lakes.
Cards and memorials may be sent care of Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake, MN 55025.