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Pearl Nellie Schomacker

June 19, 1929 January 7, 2019
Pearl Nellie Schomacker
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Obituary for Pearl Nellie Schomacker

PEARL NELLIE SCHOMACKER was born to William and Hattie Boeve on June 19, 1929 on the family farm in Rock Rapids, Iowa. She was raised here and attended country school near Rock Rapids through the fifth grade. Her family then moved to a farm near Larchwood, Iowa, where she completed her schooling at Klondike country school. After her schooling, she remained living and helping on the family farm. When Roy Schomacker returned home from serving in the United States Navy he and Pearl were united in marriage on February 26, 1947 in Rock Rapids. The couple made their residence on a farm near Doon, Iowa. In 1955 they moved to a farm in Vienna Township near Luverne, Minnesota, and in 1964 Pearl and Roy moved to a farm in Battle Plain Township in Rock County. Up to this time Pearl was a homemaker to their seven children. In 1980 she began working as a Nurse’s Aide in the nursery at the Luverne Community Hospital. One year later the couple moved into Luverne. In September of 1993 Roy passed away. In 1995 Pearl retired from the hospital. In May of 2004 she moved from her house into the Centennial Apartments and in June of 2015, Pearl moved to Poplar Creek in Luverne. On Monday, January 7, 2019 Pearl died peacefully at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage in Luverne at the age of 89 years, 6 months, and 18 days.

Pearl enjoyed crocheting, sewing, reading, fixing puzzles, and playing cards. She loved and cherished spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She is lovingly remembered by her five children, LeRoy and his wife Glenda Schomacker of Luverne, Minnesota, Sharon Stamp of Dell Rapids, South Dakota, Roger and his wife Pamela Schomacker of Duluth, Minnesota, Bryce and his wife Ginger Schomacker of Luverne, Minnesota, and Randy and his wife Sharon Schomacker of Luverne, Minnesota; a daughter-in-law, Ruth Schomacker; a brother, Avor and his wife Lucille Boeve of Dell Rapids, South Dakota; sisters-in-law, Grace Boeve of Luverne, Minnesota and Hattie Boeve of Vilzalia, California; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Roy; two sons, Jerry and Milo; three brothers, Albert Boeve, Dick Boeve, and John Boeve; one sister, Jennie Boeve; and one son-in-law, Rob Stamp.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to American Cancer Society and American Diabetes Association.


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Visitation

Thursday

10

Jan

4:00 PM 1/10/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/10/2019 8:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home

209 Elm Street
Luverne, Minnesota 56156

Hartquist Funeral Home
209 Elm Street Luverne 56156 Minnesota
United States

Service

Friday

11

Jan

10:30 AM 1/11/2019 10:30:00 AM
Hartquist Funeral Home

209 Elm Street
Luverne, Minnesota 56156

Hartquist Funeral Home
209 Elm Street Luverne 56156 Minnesota
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Kenneth Cemetery Final Resting Place

1705 190th Ave Kenneth, MN, 56156

1705 190th Ave Kenneth, MN, 56156
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