Greenwood Funeral Home
In Memory Of Neal Pearson
Neal Pearson
Neal Pearson
Born: July 26, 1968
Died: October 9, 2014
Age: 46
Neal Pearson
July 26, 1968 - October 9, 2014

Neal Edward Pearson, the son of John and Marlene (Menefee) Pearson, was born at Alta, Iowa, on July 26, 1968. His childhood years were spent near Aurelia, Iowa. He graduated from Aurelia High School in 1987 and Western Iowa Tech in 1989. He began farming at an early age.

Neal married Kathleen Immele on August 2, 1992, and they were blessed with two sons, Nathan and Kale. The couple set up farming near Aurelia, where Neal was a dedicated, hard-working farmer. He loved watching football and target shooting with his boys. He never wanted to miss one of their sporting events. He enjoyed skiing, going to the Black Hills, camping and hiking in the mountains. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

Neal passed away on October 9, 2014, at the age of 46. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Paul and Nellie Pearson and McKinley and Catherine Menefee.

Survivors include his wife, Kathleen and their sons, Nathan and Kale of Aurelia; his parents, John and Marlene Pearson of Aurelia; siblings, Diane (Denny) Mann, Karl (Rita) Pearson, all of Aurelia, and Lorri (Greg) Gill of Meriden, IA; three brothers-in-law, Joe (Darla) Immele of Cherokee, Bruce (Barbara) Immele of Louisville, CO, and Michael Immele of Alliance, NE; one sister-in-law, Anne (Ed) Vakulskas of Maplewood, MN; several nieces and nephews; many friends.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Kathleen, So sorry for your loss. I know it feels like your world is falling apart.Time does heal,just stay close to your family and friends,they will be a huge help to you. McWilliams Co Worker. Love Lauren Bakker
Lauren R. Bakker
Monday, October 13, 2014
We were deeply saddened by the news of Neal's passing. Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family.
David & Kathy Bowman
Monday, October 13, 2014
Kim and I would like to offer our deepest sympathies to Neal's family during this difficult time... Neal will be missed by those that knew him... May Neal rest in peace.
Kimberly(Cakebread)Evans class of 1987, Lance Evans class of 1985
Lance Evans
Monday, October 13, 2014
My thoughts are with the entire family
Connie Martinsen Cutler
Sunday, October 12, 2014
I am sorry for this tragic loss of Neal. I have known Neal all his 46 years and watched him grow up. You have my deepest sympathies and my prayers are for all of you. Neal was such a sweet little boy who grew up into a nice young man and enjoyed his life he created for his family. He will be missed but always in our hearts.
Loreen Moneypenny
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Marlene and John I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May God bless you and your families.
Lorna F Clark
Sunday, October 12, 2014
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Kathleen, at this very sad time. I am so sorry for your loss.
Jean Whitlatch
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Kathleen, Nathan & Kale, we are so sorry for your loss and the hurt you now feel. Our thoughts are constantly with you. We are praying that the Holy Spirit hold you and comfort you and through the intercession of Mary you will receive all the grace and strength you need as you cherish the memories of the wonderful man you love so much with tears, hugs and laughter.
Brenda, Kyle, Alex & Aiden
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Kathleen, you and the boys are in my thoughts and prayers. I am deeply saddened to learn of Neal's passing. He was a gentle and kind soul. I was so pleased to learn of your marriage years ago. Please do not hesitate to contact me if I can assist in any way.
Kris A. Todd
Saturday, October 11, 2014
I was so very sorry to hear of Neal's passing. So young to go. I am sure Rollin and him are up there talking farming and catching up on the latest news. God Bless to all of you.
Leah R. Glawe
Saturday, October 11, 2014
We are so very sorry to hear about Neal's passing. Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. Mark and Debbie Courtright
Debbie L. Courtright
Friday, October 10, 2014
My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. I understand your pain and sorrow. With Sincere Sympathy, Sonya Benson class of 1988
Sonya R Benson
Friday, October 10, 2014
Kathleen, I am so sorry for your loss. may the God of all comfort surround you with His peace.
Hope McCollam
Friday, October 10, 2014
Kathleen and family- I'm so sad to hear the news of Neal's passing! You will all be in my thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. May you find comfort in family and friends and in knowing that many are thinking of you! Take care
Suzanne M Jennings
Friday, October 10, 2014
My thoughts & prayers are with you all. God bless you all.
Tanya M Gaes
Friday, October 10, 2014
My thoughts & prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time.
Michelle McLaughlin
Friday, October 10, 2014
You are all in my thoughts and prayers and have my sympathy.
Rhonda Jensen
Friday, October 10, 2014
Our thoughts and many prayers go out to the Pearson Family.Neal was a very kind and caring man,he will be dearly missed by lots of family and friends,prayers to Kathleen and his 2 beautiful boys!!! Forever in our hearts he will remain!!
Tamie Mummert
Friday, October 10, 2014
My heart breaks for all of you. Neal will be so missed. Such a good, good man... I'm praying... Peace be with you all.
Laurie Dreier
Friday, October 10, 2014
Pearson family, my heart goes out to each and every one of you. I am so very sorry for your loss. Neal will be greatly missed and so fondly remembered by those that knew him. Peace to your family.
Donna Burback

Funeral services will be Monday, October 13, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee.
Father Dan Guenther
John Mann
Gordon Gill
Luke Pearson
Steven Rupp
Andrew Rupp
Jacob Howey
Visitation will be Sunday, October 12, 2014, from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home. There will be a Rosary at 4:30 p.m., and a prayer service will follow the visitation at 7:00 p.m.
Organist- Charlotte Groves
Singers- I.C. Funeral Choir
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Cherokee, Iowa
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