Kathryn L. Pehrson age 102 of Laurel, Nebraska died on Saturday, November 13th, 2021 at the Park View Haven Nursing Home in Coleridge, Nebraska.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am on Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 at the United Methodist Church in Laurel, Nebraska with Pastor Patrick Broz officiating. Burial will be in the Laurel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 pm with a prayer service at 7:00 pm on Monday at the United Methodist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Laurel, Nebraska.
Kathryn was born on July 20th, 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 on April 16th, 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 of Butte, Montana, Dianne Eickhoff of North Richland Heights, Texas, Rebecca (David) Fritz of Laurel, Nebraska; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; sister Alice (Donovan) Schuler of Ashland, NE, 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.