Alan L. Pederson, age 71, of Osakis, died unexpectedly on Friday, March 11, 2022, at his home.
A celebration of life service will be held at 12 noon, Friday, March 25, 2022, at Lind Family Funeral Home in Alexandria. Private family interment will take place at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls. Full military honors accorded by the Minnesota Honor Guard and the Osakis VFW Post #7902 Honor Guard.
Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service.
Alan Lee Pederson was born on April 12, 1950, to Myron and Donna (Petersen) Pederson in Alexandria. He graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1968 and following his education enlisted in the United States Marines. Following his two-year commitment to the Marines, he continued his studies at St. Cloud State and Computer Engineering School in Minneapolis. Alan married Linnae Timm on May 4, 1974, and together they had two sons. Alan worked as a computer engineer in the Twin Cities area until 1991. He then worked in the service industry until his retirement when he returned to the lakes area. He enjoyed golf, reading, movies, and spending time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Michael and Eric Pederson.
Alan is survived by his sons, Aaron (Nicole) Pederson, Adam Pederson, and David (Kelly) Kolby; brothers, Doug (Judy) Pederson and Steve (Xiuhong) Pederson; sister, Dawn (Karl) Abfall; sister-in-law, Chris Pederson; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and close friends.