Funeral services for Mrs. Annette Pearson, 69, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. today, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Scott Meier will officiate the service.
Interment will take place at Little Sioux Lutheran Church in rural Milford.
Annette passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Longhouse Residence in Spencer.
Annette Charlotte Pearson, the only child of Fritz and Mamie Quee Schwidder, was born Jan. 31, 1939, in Milford. Her childhood years were spent in Milford, where she received her education, graduating from Milford High School in 1957 as Salutatorian of her class. Upon graduation, she took Laboratory Technician training in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Following her schooling, she worked in New Ulm.
Annette married Thomas Lloyd Pearson on March 19, 1960. Following their marriage, they made their home in Sioux Falls, until March of 1966, when they moved to Spencer. She was a stay-at-home mom and housewife, until her children began seventh grade, when she went to work at A & M Laundry for the next several years. She joined the staff of Medical Records Department at the Spencer Hospital, until retiring in June of 2001 after 23 years of service. She had recently been a resident of Longhouse Residence since September of 2007.
Preceding her in death were her parents; an infant daughter, Juli Lynn; and a grandson, Daniel Thomas Pearson.
Annette is survived by her husband, Thomas Pearson of Spencer; a son, Mark Thomas Pearson and his wife, Laurie of Spencer; a daughter, Lauriann Heilman and her husband, Mark of Spencer; her five granddaughters; and a grandson
Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.