Rose Marie Pedersen
1939 - 2014, Santa Barbara
Rose Marie Pedersen passed away at her Santa Barbara home on October 22, 2014. At her bedside she was comforted by her husband, son, sisters, and grandchildren. Rose suffered from complications with arthritis and lymphoma.
Rose was born in Tucson, Arizona, in 1939. She spent much of her childhood in Marana, AZ, where her grandparents and many of her ten aunts and uncles, and numerous cousins, lived nearby. Her family relocated to San Diego when she was a teen, and she married there in 1959 and spent much of her adult life living in and around San Diego County. Rose and her husband Pete moved to Santa Barbara in 1995 to be close to grandchildren and enjoy retirement.
Rose is survived by her husband Pete, sons George and Bill, four grandchildren, and three sisters.