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Roland Pedersen


November 24, 1934
June 14, 2018


Roland Bak Pedersen, 83, of Vernon passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois. He was born on November 24, 1934 in Hobro Denmark. He married Karen Magneson in Las Vegas, NV in 1978 and she preceded him in death on December 29, 2015.

He is survived by his loving daughter, Bree DeNardo and her husband Tim of Vernon, Illinois.

Roland was a gentle man that loved to share his memories of the interesting people he had known, the wonderful places he had been and the exciting adventures that had taken him around the world. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Per Roland’s wishes cremation rites were accorded. Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences and memories of Roland may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.