LAUREL — Kathryn L. Pehrson, 102, Laurel, died Nov. 13, 2021, at the Park View Haven Nursing Home, Coleridge.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Nov. 30, at the United Methodist Church, Laurel, with Pastor Patrick Broz officiating.
Burial will be in the Laurel Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., Monday at the United Methodist Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home, Laurel.
Kathryn was born July 20, 1919, to Allen and Hazel (Ray) Wickett. She attended Golden Prairie Country Grade School and graduated from
Laurel High School in 1937. She married Stanley J. Pehrson in Sioux City, Iowa, April 16, 1938. They farmed north of Laurel until retiring to Laurel in 1980.
Kathryn enjoyed cooking, embroidery, needlepoint and gardening. She was known for fine cooking and a beautiful flower garden.
She was a lifetime member of the Laurel United Methodist Church, where she was active in the United Methodist Women’s Society and Church Circle. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy.
Kathryn is survived by three daughters Jane (Dennis) Wright, Butte, Mont.; Dianne Eickhoff, North Richland Heights, Texas; Rebecca (David) Fritz, Laurel; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, one great-greatgrandchild; sister Alice (Donovan) Schuler, Ashland;, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Stanley Pehrson; brothers, Robert Wickett and William “Bill” Wickett; two brothers-in-law; one sister-in-law; and great-grandchild, Madeline Lewis.