Nathan Carl Pedersen |

Nathan Carl Pedersen

Nathan Carl Pedersen, 33, of Westminster, died surrounded by his loving family at St. Anthony Central Hospital in Denver on Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008.

He was born in Rifle to Eric C. Pedersen and Andrea J. (Orrison) Pedersen on March 18, 1975.

Nathan attended St. Stephen’s school through the eighth grade and was a graduate of Glenwood Springs High School, class of 1994.

He was an employee of the Westminster Target store and a night student at the Denver School of Massage Therapy.

Nathan loved music, theater, Winnie the Pooh and science fiction (particularly Star Trek). His world revolved around his family and friends. He loved all children, and was a very proud uncle and big brother.

Nathan is survived by his mother, Andrea Orrison, and grandmother, Doris Orrison, of El Jebel. He is also survived by brothers Christian and Niklaus Pedersen; sister-in-law Kellyn Pedersen; nephews Samuel, Joshua, and Niece Caitlin, all of Westminster. He also is survived by his father, Eric, and stepmother Raelynn (Talbot) Pedersen; sisters Mattea and Jaime, and brothers Erick and Blake Pedersen, all of Glenwood Springs; his grandmother, Mae Pedersen, of Sacramento, Calif.; his uncle, Timothy and cousin Thomas Orrison; aunt Elizabeth (Pedersen) and uncle David Mezzetta; cousins Nina, Paul, and Clair; aunts Connie and Lisa; uncle Cary Pedersen and cousins Luke, Anna, Leah, Sarah and Rachael.

Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, in St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 546 Hyland Park Dr., Glenwood Springs.

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Hydrocephalus Association, 870 Market St., No. 705, San Francisco, CA 94102.

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