Clyde Pedersen, 78, died Friday, July 22, 2022, at Frazee Care Center, Frazee, MN. He was born July 29, 1943, in Ada, Minnesota to August and Sylvia (Oakland) Pedersen.

He grew up in Plummer, MN, and graduated from high school in 1966. He attended and

graduated from Bemidji State University. Clyde taught in Plummer and Oklee, MN until being drafted into the US Army. He served from 1969-71 in Vietnam. He then attended UND to receive a degree in accounting. He married the of his life and best friend, Diane Thompson in August of 1975, in Crookston, MN. They lived in Finley from 1982 to 2016 when they moved to Detroit Lakes, MN.

Clyde is survived by his son, Tyler Pedersen, Detroit Lakes, MN; daughter, Tina Molacek, Detroit Lakes, MN and granddaughter, Sadie Diane Molacek. He was preceded in death by his wife, three brothers, and six sisters.

Graveside services will be at Birgit Cemetery, Climax, MN at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 23, 2022.