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Jesse Pedersen

Jesse Pedersen

Nov 10, 1995 - Oct 2, 2007
Jesse Pedersen of Riverton died Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at Riverton Memorial Hospital after suffering a lifelong disability. He was 11 years old.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at Mountain View Cemetery, with the Rev. Father Andrew Duncan officiating.

Jesse Michael Pedersen was born in Riverton on November 10, 1995 to Michael K. Pedersen and Shelby Long. He attended Jackson Elementary School and Rendezvous School, where he was a fifth grader this year.

Among his survivors are his father and step-mother, Michael and Sommer Pedersen of Riverton; mother Shelby Long; brother Justin Pedersen; half-brothers Calvin Long and Cory Stimmel; sister Carrie Stimmel; grandparents, Ed and Neva Miller, Sally Long and Alfred “Fritz” and Marva Pedersen; great grandparents Yngve and Regina Hagstrom; respite care family, Denise Appleby, Tara Anderson, Tanya Knell, Fred Loghry and Amy Rushforth; his “special needs family” parents, Michael and Cheryl Forget and siblings Josh House, Bryce House, Taylor House and Desirae House; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Jesse was preceded in death by great grandmother Betty Hubbard and great grandparents Ray and Betty Pedersen. Memorial donations may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation or the Ronald McDonald House, c/o Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main, Riverton, WY 82501. On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.