Arnold A. Pederson, 83

Arnold A. Pederson, 83, of Greenbush, died Saturday, September 8, 2018 in LifeCare Greenbush Manor in Greenbush.
Funeral Services were held on Thursday, September 13 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church of Greenbush.
Military Honors were accorded by the Moen-Zimek Post 88, American Legion of Greenbush and the National Guard Funeral Honors Team.  The Greenbush Fire Dept. was also a Special Honors Group.
Burial was in St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery at Leo.
Arnold Allen Pederson was born December 26, 1934 at Greenbush to parents Ole and Alvina (Thompson) Pederson. He attended school in Greenbush and graduated from Greenbush High School, Class of 1954.  He served in the U.S. Air Force.
Arnie married Shirley Gonshorowski on September 28, 1957 in Thief River Falls. They lived in Greenbush, except for 8 years in Colorado, from 1983 to 1991.
Arnold worked as a professional brick layer and masonry worker. He was employed by the Witcher Construction Co. for 24 years until he started his own company, Pederson and Son’s Masonry, which is still operating today.
Arnold was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church of Greenbush, The American Legion Post 88 of Greenbush, Bricklayers Union, The Greenbush Fire Dept., Knights of Columbus and had served on the Greenbush City Council.
Arnold enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Arnold is survived by a Son, Larry (Cindy) Pederson of Colorado. Daughter, Vicki (Steve) Gast of Argyle;  daughters-in-law: Jean (Ron) Domenico of Colorado, and Lou Pederson of Greenbush; grandchildren: Todd (Jenell) Pederson of Colorado, Robyn (Rob Rodriquez) Pederson of Colorado, LeeAnn Gast of Karlstad, Kayla (Kyle) Nelson of Newfolden, Adam (Mandy) Gast of Newfolden,  Chelsea (Adrian) Casias of Colorado and Ashley (Jon) Burke of Colorado; great-grandchildren: Capri, Faith, James, Tara, Victoria, Alyese, Lexi, Logan, Mason, Everett, Wyatt, Levi, Maci, Kendall and Kiera.; sister: Marion Larson of Fosston, and sister-in-law—Carol Pederson of Roseau; brothers and sisters-in-law: Bernard “Sonny” (Maribeth) Gonshorowski of Greenbush, Bernadette “Berd” Wilebski of Kennedy,  Pat Shinner of Everett, WA, Theresa “Kookie” (Joe) Guynn of Martinsville, IN, Katherine “Katie” (Roger) Carrier of Fulton, TX, as well as many nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends.
Arnold was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sons: Bill, Rick and Bob; brothers: Walter, Orville, Earl; sisters: Doris and Mavis and brother-in-law: Robert Gonshorowski.
Arrangements were with Gieseke Funeral Chapel of Greenbush.