Duane “Pete” Harold Pederson, 68, of Hilo died April 13, 2013, at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Williston, N.D., h was a retired first sergeant for Marine Corps during Vietnam and a retired mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.
Friends may call at 9:30 a.m. May 3 at Dodo Mortuary chapel for a 10:30 a.m. service. Burial follows at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Family requests casual attire be worn.
He is survived by son, Julian (Mandi) Pederson of Minnesota; daughters, Nyla Pederson and Monique (Kayne) Palea, both of California, Sharla (Aaron) Tengan and Marilee Pederson, both of Hilo; one brother; three sisters; one grandson; six granddaughters.
Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.