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Jacqueline "Jackie" J. (Berndt) Pedersen
Date of Death: May, 01 2017

          Jacqueline "Jackie" J. (Berndt) Pedersen, 85, Stonington, passed away peacefully on Monday May 1, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital with her family by her side. She was born on October 23, 1931 in Escanaba, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Evelyn (Dubord) Pepin. In 1950 she married the late Arthur Berndt and later married Orville Pedersen in October of 1997 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Stonington.
          Jackie graduated from Escanaba High School and then attended Cloverland College. She worked many years at the Social Security Office until her retirement. Amongst her different hobbies, Jackie loved to dance, read and watch old movies.
          She is survived by her husband, six children: David (Doreen) Berndt, Cherie (Steve) Coble, David (Annette) Pedersen, Todd (Jennifer) Pedersen, Jean (John) Sundstrom and Eric Pedersen, three brothers: Larry (Ethel) Pepin, Ronald (Loretta) Pepin and Roger (Bonnie) Pepin, twelve grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.
          Jackie was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband and one infant son: Christopher Berndt.
          Friends may call from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday May 6, 2017 at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Escanaba. Her family will celebrate her life at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
          Please visit to send online condolences to her family.

  • "Jackie was always a sweetheart. My sympathy to your family. "
    -Linda Lavolette

  • "Sorry to hear of the loss. Prayers to the family during this difficult time. "
    -Geri Nelson

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