Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Pamela Sue Pederson (Beitler) 1948 - 2011

Pamela Sue Pederson Beitler, age 63, passed away suddenly on Friday July 29, 2011 at her home in Cottonwood Heights, from a pulmonary embolism.

Pamela was born June 23, 1948 in Des Moines, Iowa to her Mother Darlene G. Cadwell and Father Glen Pederson. Her young life was spent in Iowa until she and her Mother moved to Los Angeles, California.

Pam attended and graduated from Hoover High School in Glendale, where she met her future and surviving husband Dennis Anthony Beitler. The couple married in 1967. To this marriage was born three children, all whom survive their mother: Shelley Jo Beitler (James Graef), Brett Allen Beitler, and Holly Denise Kastner (Haven Kastner). Surviving: sister Linda Carr. Also surviving are four grandchildren: Colton, Ashlynn, Bradley and Brenden Beitler.

As an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pam and her husband Denny were waiting for their call to serve a Mormon mission. Pam's special passions were the Young Women, and Family History. She recently served in the Relief Society Presidency where she was a great service to so many. She was considered a dynamic and inspirational leader.

She began her career as a dental hygienist and later worked 10 years for Continental Airlines where she retired in 2010.

Pamela's greatest passion was her family. She enjoyed attending and officiating in the 75th Year Family Reunion in Iowa. She also loved scrapbooking. Living the words spoken of Pam's beloved grandmother Margaret Cadwell Schultze, "She spent her life in the service of others and heaven welcomes her with open arms."

A viewing will be held on Monday August 1, 2011 at Cannon Mortuary, 2460 E. Bengal Blvd, in Cottonwood Heights, between 6pm and 8pm.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday August 2, 2011 at the Butler Stake Center, 7035 S. Nutree Drive (3300 E.) in Cottonwood Heights at 11 am. Viewing: 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to service at the church.

Interment: Holladay Memorial Cemetery, 4900 S. Memory Lane in Holladay, Utah.