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Gene D. PedersonNovember 1, 1955 ~ December 2, 2017 (age 62)
Gene D. Pederson age 62 of Lake Isabella, MI, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Sparrow Health Systems, Lansing, MI.
A Memorial Service will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI, at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 20, 2018, with Mr. Marc Hufnagel officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at Mt. Rest Cemetery, St. Johns, MI. Visitation will be held on Saturday from the time the memorial service is concluded until 4:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Gene was born in St. Johns, Michigan on November 1, 1955, the son of C. Lee and Sue Ann (Eaton) Pederson. He graduated from St. Johns High School with the class of 1974. He went on to attend Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI.
Gene enjoyed fishing, hunting, and time spent outdoors. He lived at Lake Isabella for 30 years and loved his time spent there. He was very social and was dedicated to his family and extended family. He was an avid University of Michigan, Redwings, and Detroit Lions Fan. Gene worked many years at Godwin's Furniture and Chippewa Beverage, both in Mt. Pleasant, MI. Gene was a member of Pheasants Forever, Isabella Chapter.
He is survived by his daughter Sarah Messer and brother Roy and Diane Pederson. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be made to Sparrow Hospital Lansing, MI or Hazel I. Findlay Country Manor, St. Johns, MI. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, Michigan.
Sparrow Hospital Lansing
1215 E. Michigan Ave, Lansing MI 48912
Hazel I. Findlay Country Manor
St. Johns MI 48879