Doug Pederson
March 3, 1943 Nov. 20, 2017

Doug Pederson of Waukesha died on Monday, November 20, 2017, at the age of 74 years. He was born on March 3, 1943, a son of Delwin and Gerrie Pederson.

Doug worked for Wisconsin Bell for many years and in retirement worked for Office Max. He was an active member of Elmbrook Church and volunteered his time with the Career Path Restoration. Doug enjoyed camping, fixing things, and had an eye for design and engineering. Doug also enjoyed spending time with people and ministering to them in various ways. His greatest joy was his family and his relationship with God. Doug will always be remembered for his sense of humor, infectious smile, and his innate ability to joyfully minister to others with a servant heart.

Doug will be dearly missed by his wife, Lida; sons, Eric (Catherine) and Ryan Pederson; step-grandchildren, Jonathan, Rebecca and Delila; and siblings, David (Bernie) Pederson and Leigh (Jeff) Otto. Doug is further survived by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The visitation for Doug will be held on Monday, November 27, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. at Elmbrook Church, 7777 S. Barker Road, Brookfield, WI 53045. A private burial will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery, Watertown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are appreciated to Basics Milwaukee, 2224 W. Kilborn Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53233.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit