Submitted by Richard & Lois Wetzell
In Memory of Kenneth M. Pearson
Date of Birth: February 1, 1904
Date of Death: February 7, 1993
Services: Garland Funeral Home – Tampico, Wednesday, February 10, 1993, 10:30 a.m.
Clergy: Rev. Mary Ann Kvapil
Interment: Tampico Memorial Cemetery
Organist: Elizabeth Peterson
Pallbearers: Laverne Mickley, Curtis Varney, Todd Mickley, Paul R. Wetzell, Steve Mickley, Larry Thome
Mr. Kenneth M. Pearson, age 89, of Route 1, Tampico, Illinois died Sunday, February 7, 1993 at Sterling Care Center in Sterling, Illinois.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, February 10, 10:30 a.m. in the Garland Funeral Home. A memorial has been established in his memory to the Tampico United Methodist Church.
Mr. Pearson was born on February 1, 1904 in Rock Falls, Illinois, the son of Victor and Martha Olson Pearson, He was united in marriage to Wanda Lucille Rister on November 24, 1928 at Sycamore, IL and she preceded him in death on April 22, 1978. He farmed his entire life in the Tampico area until his illness in 1985.
He is survived by two sons, Kenneth Jr. of Westwood, New Jersey and Richard Pearson of Tampico, IL; three grandsons; one granddaughter; five great-grandsons; three great-granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, and two sisters.