In Memory of

Neal Pearson

July 26, 1968 - October 9, 2014
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, THE FAMILY SUGGESTS THAT MEMORIALS BE DIRECTED TO THE NEAL PEARSON FAMILY. Thank you 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.
SERVICES
Funeral services will be Monday, October 13, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee.
OFFICIATING
Father Dan Guenther
CASKET BEARERS
John Mann Gordon Gill Luke Pearson Steven Rupp Andrew Rupp Jacob Howey
VISITATION
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.
MUSIC
Organist- Charlotte Groves Singers- I.C. Funeral Choir
INTERMENT
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Cherokee, Iowa

Condolences

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“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 at 12:00 AM
“My thoughts are with the entire family”
- Connie Martinsen Cutler
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“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 at 12:00 AM
“We were deeply saddened by the news of Neal's passing. Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. ”
- David & Kathy Bowman
Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“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
Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“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 at 12:00 AM
“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
Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“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
Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“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 at 12:00 AM
“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 at 12:00 AM
“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
Friday, October 10, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“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
Friday, October 10, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“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 at 12:00 AM
“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 at 12:00 AM
“You are all in my thoughts and prayers and have my sympathy.”
- Rhonda Jensen
Friday, October 10, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“My thoughts & prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time. ”
- Michelle McLaughlin
Friday, October 10, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“My thoughts & prayers are with you all. God bless you all.”
- Tanya M Gaes
Friday, October 10, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“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 at 12:00 AM
“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 at 12:00 AM
“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
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