Robert Pederson, 58, of Greenbush, MN, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017, at his parent’s home in Greenbush after a short bout with cancer. Funeral Services will be on Monday, Nov. 13 at 10:30 AM in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Father George Noel, officiating. Visitation will be after 6 PM on Sunday, with a 7 PM prayer service, in Blessed Sacrament Church and one hour before the service on Monday in church. Burial will be in St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery at Leo, MN. Robert Allen “Big Bob” Pederson, was born June 19, 1959 in Greenbush, MN, the second son to parents Arnold & Shirley (Gonshorowski) Pederson. He was baptized & confirmed in the Catholic Faith. Bob attended school in Greenbush, graduating with the Class of 1978. He then attended Trucking School at the ATVI in East Grand Forks, MN. He drove for Underlee Trucking, Vern Langaas, The Sikorski Brothers and finally for Overbye Transport. He started with Overbye in June of 2003. While driving the Defense trailer, he covered all of the military bases in the lower 48 states. Currently he was with the Polaris WOTT (Way Out Training Tour) covering Canada all the way to Newfoundland. Bob served on the Greenbush Fire Dept. for over 32 years. His biggest passion in life was hunting, fishing and being with his friends. Left to mourn his passing are his parents—Arnold & Shirley Pederson of Greenbush; brother—Larry (Cindy) Pederson of Colorado; sister—Vicki (Steve) Gast of Argyle, MN; sisters-in-law Lou Pederson of Greenbush & Jean Domenico of Colorado. Several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews & cousins, as well as his hunting & fishing buddies and his truck driving and Polaris work family. Bob was preceded in death by his brothers—Bill & Ricki Pederson, Grandparents—Barney & Frances Gonshorowski & Ole & Alvina Pederson. You could always count on Bob, who took after his Uncle Bernard & Aunt Maribeth, they were always willing to help family in need. Bob will be missed. If you hear a Ya-Doo, you know Bob is near.

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