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Bulah Frances Pedersen

September 29, 1920 — January 1, 2013

Funeral Services for Bulah Pedersen age 92 of Neligh, NE were 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Church of Christ in Neligh, NE with Jon Cole and Pastor Brian McCracken, Officiating. Music was provided by Judy Cole, Pianist. Brian McCracken and Angela Mortensen, Soloist. Burial will be in Laurel Hill. Pallbearers were Bruce Pedersen, Boyd Pedersen, Jon Cole, Curt Pedersen, Mitch Pedersen, Tyler Pedersen, Matt Pedersen, and Brad Pedersen. Honorary Pallbearers were April Falzone, Lisa McCracken, Lauren Flaherty, Jared Falzone, Alan Pedersen, Blaine Pedersen, Faith Pedersen, Lane Pedersen, Colin McCracken, Corey McCracken, Taylor Cole, Madison Cole, Luke Pedersen, Kaille Pedersen, Emily Pedersen, Ryan Pedersen, Ellie Cole, Gavin Pedersen, Riley Pedersen, Raegan Pedersen, and Hayden Pedersen. Visitation was 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, January 4, 2013 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh, NE. Bulah passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk. Arrangement are conducted by Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home of Neligh. Bulah Frances Pedersen was born on September 29, 1920 to Roy and Lela (Eckhoff) Johnson at Ewing, NE. Her father passed away when she was only 3 years old and was raised by her mom, aunts, and uncles. Bulah graduated with the Class of 1939 from Brunswick High School. On July 10, 1943, she was united in marriage to Elsworth Pedersen at Brunswick, Ne. To this marriage they had 3 children, Bruce, Judy and Boyd. Elsworth passed away February 21, 2001 in Neligh. Bulah was a receptionist for Dr. Curtis, kept books for the family business Pedersen Grinding & Shelling and worked as the head cook for Neligh-Oakdale Public Schools retiring after many years of service. Bulah was Cub Scout and Brownie leader. She enjoyed visiting with everyone, traveling, volunteering at the Antelope County Food Pantry, baking pies and cooking. Bulah was selected as Neligh's LaVitsef Outstanding Citizen in 2005. She was a member of the Neligh Church of Christ, Neligh Kings Daughters, Neligh American Legion Auxiliary and VFW Auxiliary, the Happy Hour Extension Club, the Garden Club, and the Widows Birthday Club. She is survived by her children: Bruce Pedersen and wife, Llewellyn of Casper, WY, Judy Cole and Ron Mortensen of Neligh, NE, and Boyd Pedersen and wife, Carolyn of Clearwater, NE. 8 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Sister, Harriet Aubert of Brunswick, NE. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Elsworth; brother, LeRoy Johnson.
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