LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - AUGUST 2OO1
Pearson - Iradelle L., 96, Wahoo, formerly Ceresco, widow of Irvin L., died Tuesday (8/21/01). Born, Mead (5/25/05) to Nels L. and Ida (Peterson) Engstrom. Graduate, valedictorian, Mead High School, 1923. Attended University of Nebraska and Naska Wesleyan. Received two-year teaching certificate. Taught rural school near Ainsworth and Ceresco District 59. Member, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ceresco.
Survivors: sons, daughters-in-law, Irvin and Leanne, Bill and Marcia, all Ceresco; daughter, son-in-law, Rose Marie and Sid Swanson, Ceresco; grandchildren, David Pearson, Crale, Craig and Celeste Swanson, all Ceresco, Kirk Pearson, Euliss, Ts, Erika Krull, Kearney, Karen Miller, Iowa City, Iowa; great-granddaughter, Bethany Krull, Kearney; sister-in-law, Thelma Pearson, Wahoo; nieces; nephews; friends.
Memorial services: 11 a.m. Friday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ceresco. The Rev. Fred Meuter. Prior graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday, Sunrise Cemetery, Wahoo. Pallbearers: David Pearson, Kirk Pearson, Erika Krull, Karen Miller, Crale Swanson,aig Swanson, Celeste Swanson. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. today, Nelson Funeral Home, Ceresco. Memorials to church in lieu of flowers.