Feb. 16, 1926 — Jan. 23, 2011
Donna (Ingles) Pederson passed away Jan. 23, 2011, after requesting not to be treated for pneumonia. She wanted to go “Home.”
Donna was a devout Christian and lived to serve our Lord. She was born in Wisconsin to Robert and Pearl Burkhart and was the youngest of 11 children. She was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church in Pollock Pines and later with the Cold Springs Community Church in Placerville. She married Lee Ingles of Pollock Pines, who preceded her in death. They had five children: Bonnie Haskins of Alaska, who preceded her in death, Paul Ingles and his wife Linda of Placerville, Robin Ingles and his wife Susan of Yuba City, LaVonne Geffeand her husband Fritz of Alaska and John Ingles.
Donna worked at Placerville Pines Care Home for many years, then moved back to Wisconsin and married Earl Pederson, who also preceded her in death. She worked at Parkland Hospital for about 15 years before moving back to Placerville to be closer to her family. She retired after working a few years for Home Health here in town.
Besides her family, Donna’s big love was working in the yard and caring for her many beloved animals. She also left 19 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She requested that there be no funeral.