Memorial services will be 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 23 at McLaren's Chapel with burial at Milford Cemetery, Milford.
Pearl was born June 10, 1917, in Milford, to Ole and Inga Severtson. She had lived in Spencer and Battle Creek, and Hemet, Calif., prior to moving to West Des Moines. Pearl was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church in Battle Creek and Des Moines and also a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Donald Martin Stauch and son, William Stauch.
Pearl is survived by three children; daughter, Mary Ann Rittenmeyer and husband, Steve of Hot Springs Village, Ark., son, Thomas Stauch and wife, Roxanne of Kingsley, and son, James Stauch and wife, Julie of West Des Moines; four grandchildren; and sister, Elsie Buchholz of Milwaukee, Wis.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Central Iowa.