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Oct. 17, 1926 – Nov. 8, 2019
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Myrtle (Miller) Pedersen, 93, of Oakdale, CA passed away at Bethany Home, Ripon, CA.
She was born in Los Angeles, CA. She was the daughter of Harry Paxton and Mertie (Duncan) Paxton.
She married her first husband, Jack Miller, and later in life, she married Edvard Pedersen.
She had two children from her first marriage - Jack Miller II (Mary) and Robin Watts (deceased). By a previous marriage, Edvard had four children. Her step-children are: Paul Pedersen (Vickie), Elizabeth (Ken) Smith, Peter (Sabrina) Pedersen, and David (Rebecca) Pedersen. She has numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and step-grandchildren. She had five brothers and sisters: Bill Paxton, Sarah Fully, James Paxton, Faye Lerg, and Gene Paxton. She is only survived by Faye and Gene.
A memorial service will be held at Ripon Grace Church, 734 W. Main St. in Ripon on November 16, 2019 at 11 a.m. A small reception will follow the service and all in attendance are welcome.
Condolences may be sent to her family through Jack Miller, 4814 Valley Oak Dr., Loveland, CO 80538 or
A private burial service for the immediate family only will be held at Burwood Cemetery in Escalon.
She has now gone to heaven to see Jesus.

The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader
Nov. 13, 2019