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Chester (Chet) Allen Pederson

1922 - 2015



Chester (Chet) Allen Pedersen, 92 year old Worland resident, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Washakie Medical Center in Worland.

Chet was born in Fresno, California on May 20, 1922. To Axel & Mina Christina “Hansen” Pedersen. He spent his childhood and young adult life in the Fresno area. Chet was involved in retail businesses in Fresno, California and Casper, Wyoming for the majority of his life. He owned and operated a children’s store in Casper for 19 years. In 1975 he retired and moved to the Upper Nowood of Ten Sleep.

Chet very much enjoyed gardening and helping others during his time in Ten Sleep. He moved to Worland in 1997. Chet was a member of the Masonic Lodge since 1945.

Chet is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and his wife, Elizabeth Jane Pedersen. He is survived by his son, Ken (Diane) Pedersen of Arvada, Colorado and Dick (Roxanna) Pedersen of Worland, six grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. His smile and positive outlook on life was a great encouragement to many. He will be greatly missed by family, friends and neighbors.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made at Burial of his cremains will be in the Ten Sleep Cemetery next to his wife. Bryant Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.