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Joline Avery

October 18, 1947 — March 21, 2016

Joline Reneé (Fredrick) Avery was born October 18, 1947, in Loup City, Nebraska, to Leonard and Carrol (Sherman) Fredrick.

At 18 years of age, she married Lynn Elvin Pedersen, and to this union, six children were born. After 18 years, they divorced.

Joline moved to Massachusetts with 5 of her children. After many years, and a few moves back and forth, she settled back in her home town of Ravenna. She battled breast cancer, a mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiation and reconstructive surgery and won during this time.

She married Phillip Avery in Ravenna, Nebraska in 2000. After several moves, she and Phillip made their home on acreage near Cedar, Kansas. She was in para-education for over 10 years at various schools in the area.

She suffered a major heart attack, open heart surgery and quintuple bypass surgery and again persevered. In 2015, Phillip and Joline moved to Franklin, Nebraska. Joline endured another heart surgery, but with accompanying complications, she just wasn't able to recover.

She was promoted to her heavenly home on Monday, March 21st, 2016.

Joline was an avid and talented artist and seamstress, loved gardening and the outdoors. Reading, music, cooking, crocheting, and knitting, crafts, and traveling rounded out her other interest.

She is survived by her mother - Carrol Fredrick of Ravenna, Nebraska; her husband - Phillip Avery of Franklin, Nebrsaka; her sons and their spouses - Jonathan and Cathy Pedersen of Sutton, Nebraska, Dale and Cindy Pedersen of Garland, Nebraska, Darren and Loretta Pedersen of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Wayne and Deb Pedersen of Cedar Park, Texas, Carl and Ann Marie Pedersen of Shelton, Nebraska; a daughter - Wendi Bapat of Kensington, Kansas; three brothers - Dale Fredrick of Leadville, Colorado, Gene and wife Renee Fredrick of Sheridan, Wyoming, and Kevin and wife, Angela Fredrick of Amherst, Nebraska; two sisters Leonida and husband, Michael Grieco and Julie and Brian Kuhl, all of Ravenna, Nebraska; many grandchildren, step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws, and friends.

A celebration of life service for Joline Reneé Avery will be (was) Saturday, March 26, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., at the Evangelical Free Church, Franklin, Nebraska, with Pastor Jim Hossler officiating. Mrs. Connie Kahrs will be (was) the pianist and the congregational hymns will be (were) "Amazing Grace" and "Old Rugged Cross." Visitation will be (was) Friday, March 25, 2016, at the Hutchins Funeral Home, Franklin, Nebraska from 9:00 am to 7:00 p.m. Joline has requested cremation after the service. The family suggest memorial donations be made to the family for final expenses.

Hutchins Funeral Home, 1402 M Street, Franklin, Nebraska, was handling service arrangements.


Friday, March 25, 2016
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Hutchins Funeral Home
1402 M Street
Franklin, Nebraska 68939

Funeral Service

Saturday, March 26, 2016
11:00 AM

Evangelical Free Church
1705 I St.
Franklin, NE 68939

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