Reginald M. Pendleton, age 59 of Redwood Falls and Lower Sioux Community, formerly of Minneapolis, passed away peacefully Thursday, November 12, 2020 at his home with his wife and sister by his side – just as he wished. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 16, 2020 at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday, November 15 at the funeral home. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, GUESTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK and practice social distancing guidelines. A 50% indoor occupancy restriction will be maintained. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Reginald Mark Pendleton was born April 12, 1961 to Robert Pendleton and Janet Schmidt in Redwood Falls, Minnesota. As a child he moved to Minneapolis and attended Roosevelt High School. On September 7, 1985, he married his high school sweetheart, Karen Skarupa in St. Paul, MN. Reginald was very proud of his marriage and always made it a priority. In 2001, the married couple moved back to Redwood Falls to be closer to family. He loved gatherings at his home with family and friends. You could often find him outdoors sitting under the gazebo telling jokes and stories. He enjoyed going on camping trips and visiting many places. He loved playing the guitar and listening to music, especially Journey. He will be remembered for his smile and big hugs.
Reginald is survived by his wife Karen; father Robert; siblings: Anita Pendleton and Ronald Pendleton all of the Lower Sioux Community; many nieces and nephews; and many great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother Janet Frazier and brother Robin.