Leroy "Doc" Pederson - 85

11/7/1932 - 10/16/2018

Byron, IL

Leroy “Doc” Pederson, age 85, passed away on Tuesday October 16, 2018 at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. He was born on November 7, 1932 in Rice Lake Wisconsin the son of Bernard and Borghild (Gaare) Pederson. He married Patricia McDonald on July 3, 1953 in Byron. She preceded him in death on February 6, 2012. Leroy was a sheet metal fabricator and welder and spent his final years working as a foreman at L. J. Fabricating in Rockford. He was a member of All Saints Lutheran Church. Leroy enjoyed the outdoors especially fishing, hunting, and gardening. He loved music and going to First Fridays. Leroy will be remembered as a hard worker who always tried to stay busy. He is survived by his children, Cindy Pederson, Randy (Joyce) Pederson and Lori Pederson all of Byron; siblings, Marilyn Demming of Byron and Keith Pederson of Oregon; and grandchildren, Tony (Kristine) Pederson and Alyssa Pederson. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, and siblings, Dwayne, Larry, Ardis, and Shirley. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday October 20, 2018 at All Saints Lutheran Church with Pastor Janet Wold officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7 PM on Friday October 19, 2018 at Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home in Byron. Burial will be at the Winnebago Cemetery. Memorials in Leroy’s name may be made to Serenity Hospice and Home or All Saints Lutheran Church.

Visitation:

Visitation will be held from 5-7 PM on Friday October 19, 2018 at Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home in Byron.

Service:

. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday October 20, 2018 at All Saints Lutheran Church with Pastor Janet Wold officiating

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