Sally Lou Pedersen (November 29, 1960 – May 26, 2021)

Sally Lou Pedersen (November 29, 1960 – May 26, 2021)

Sally Lou Pedersen passed away Wednesday May 26, 2021 at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah. She fought for her life after three operations in one week, the complications during the surgeries she could not recover from.

Sally is survived by daughter Stephanie Pedersen, son Zyyler Higgs, fiancé Colton Higgs and daughter-in-law Taylor Siegel, mother Valerie Miller, sisters Susan (Suzy) Jackson, Shelley Volz, Lorraine Kobielusz, and Sheila Pedersen. Sally had many nieces and nephews; many of her children’s friends who considered her a second mother.

Sally was born November 29, 1960, in Sheridan, WY, to mother Valerie Ernestine (Georgina) Miller (maiden Page) and father William Henry Miller.

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Sally was proceeded in death by her son Donny W. Pedersen, father William Henry Miller, and nephew Mark Kobielusz.

Sally attended and graduated from Big Horn High School and Casper College. After college, she moved to Rock Springs, WY becoming a permanent resident. Sally worked as an Office Manager for 30 plus years for Rocky Mountain Casing Crews then after the company shut down, she worked for Tri State.

Sally had two children; her son Donny Pedersen and daughter Stephanie Pedersen. Sally’s children were her life, she would do anything for them and was always there for them no matter what. Throughout their lives it was always the three of them! Never going a day without talking, they always were laughing and enjoying their lives. Donny and Stephanie treated their mother like the Queen she was and always will be.

Sally had one grandson Zyyler who was her best friend and a light of her eyes, Nana’s lil man. Anytime she was around they played and laughed all the time. Anyone who knew Sally knew she was very kindhearted and always helped when possible, putting everyone before herself.

Sally was like a second mom to many of Donny and Stephanie’s childhood friends, many of them still. Always had a house full and laughs all around.

Sally enjoyed camping, fishing, outdoor activities and playing slot machines when shed get the chance. Family was and always will be No. 1! She loved hard and was a strong woman who fought hard, never giving up!

Our hearts are broken and things will never be the same. Sally’s family appreciates the love and support during this exceedingly difficult time.

Celebration of life and services are pending, family will notify. Thank you again for all the love and support, Sally will never be forgotten and always will be loved and missed by many.