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Cheri Rae Mulder Pedersen Smith

December 19, 1941 — December 3, 2023

Cheri Passed peacefully in her sleep December 3, 2023

Born December 19, 1941, in Malad, Idaho to John Mulder and Velda Jeanette Parris

Married to:

-Henning Pedersen in 1961 she later married Tom Smith and then Ron Smith

Cheri devoted her life to family; she believed it was her calling in life to care for children. Not only was Cheri an amazing artist. She was a phenomenal cook/baker. Many people loved her cooking. When her kids were young, during the Christmas season she would sell her amazing fruit cakes. Later in life she continued making those fruit cakes for her family. She loved spending time baking with her grandkids.

It seems like she always had a home improvement project in the works.

Cheri is survived by her sister Margaret (Tom) John. Her children: Henning (aka Joe) Pedersen, Richard (Rosalie) Pedersen, John (Emie) Pedersen, Jeanette (Michael Morrison) Smith, Ronda Smith, Ruby DeGroot, Jayden DeGroot, Dezray (Cayson) Bishop, Nicholas Smith. Grandkids Tawnya (Jeremy) Garret, Lisa Bloom, Samantha (Tyler) Peck, Ashley Pedersen, Leviathan Garrett, Victoria Morrison, Alexandra Morrison. And 9 great grandkids. 

Proceeded in death by her parents, 2 brothers Richard and Victor Mulder. And all 3 husbands.

Cheri was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, we would like to thank the Relief Society of the West Valley 5th ward and the staff of the Legacy Village in Taylorsville also a special thanks to her neighbor Julie, who was always willing to lend a helping hand.

A funeral service will take place for Cheri on Thursday, December 14, 2023, at 2:00 PM at Memorial Redwood Mortuary located on 6500 South Redwood Road, West Jordan, Utah 84123. A viewing will be held an hour prior at the same location.

Interment and graveside service will be at Malad City Cemetery on Friday, December 15, 2023, at 12:00 PM.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Viewing

Thursday, December 14, 2023

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Mountain time)

Memorial Redwood Mortuary and Cemetery

6500 S Redwood Rd, West Jordan, UT 84123

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 14, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Mountain time)

Memorial Redwood Mortuary and Cemetery

6500 S Redwood Rd, West Jordan, UT 84123

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Graveside Service

Friday, December 15, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Mountain time)

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