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Joan M. Pedersen

Published: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

DES MOINES, Iowa – Joan M. Pedersen, 71, passed away peacefully Friday, April 19, 2013, at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines, surrounded by friends and family.

She was born Dec. 26, 1941, to Albert and Charollet Ziegler in Clinton, Iowa.

Joan is survived by her children, Brent (Tania) Pedersen, Paul Pedersen, and Janna Pedersen; grandchildren, Mishaela and Elianna; sister, Ellen (Gerry) Conner; brother, Darrell (Catalina) Ziegler; and a host of other family and beloved friends.

A memorial service will be at 5 p.m. Friday at Grandview Park Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 4425 NE 46th Ave., Des Moines.

Visit www.hamiltonsfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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