Tommy Dean Pedersen, 71, of LaGrange, husband of Jan Pedersen, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family and friends. He was born in Swaledale, Iowa December 27, 1947 the son of the late Ervin & Darlene Blankenship Pedersen. Tommy was a U.S. Air Force Veteran having served in the Vietnam War. Tommy was a member of Covenant Methodist Church in LaGrange and the V.F.W., American Legion and the NRA. He had been a Product Manager for JB Swift and Emge.
Besides his wife of 17 years he leaves to cherish his memory, daughters, Jennifer Corn (Mike), Julie Surdy (John) and Suzi Lang (Jim), sons, Mike Pedersen (Amy), Mark Pedersen (Shasha) and Chris Skelton (Pam), sisters, Marlene Lucas (Luke) and Shirley Ward (Tim). Grandchildren, Katelynn, Allison, Zane, Reagan, Makenna, Codie, Chloe, Bryce, Zack, Madeline, Jaci, Kara, Luci, Dean, Mira, Anthony, Aaron, Isaiah and Elsa also survive along with his beloved dog Angel.
A service celebrating Tommy’s life will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home East, 11601 Ballardsville Road. A gathering of Family and friends will be held from 12:00 PM Saturday, June 29th until service time.
The family would like to express their thanks and gratitude to Louisville Onocology and Hosparus for their kindness and excellent care of Tommy.
The family has kindly suggested memorials to The Norton Cancer Institute at www.nortonhealthcare.com or Disabled American Veterans at www.dav.org.