Pearl Hoemberg, 95, of Fair Oaks Lodge, Wadena passed away November 6, 2016, one day after her birthday.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Nov. 12 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples with Father Joe Korf as celebrant.
Burial was at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.
Arrangements were with the Schuller Family Funeral Homes’ Johnson-Schuller Chapel, Wadena.
Pearl was born November 5, 1921, to Roy and Clara (Olson) Stave, in Moran Township, Todd County. She attended country school through the eighth grade. Pearl married Matthew Francis Hoemberg on February 20, 1941 at the Rectory of Sacred Heart Church. They made their home on a farm west of Staples where she enjoyed caring for her large family, quilting, gardening, canning and cooking and baking for her family and friends. She collected cups, saucers and dolls. Pearl was an avid bingo and card player. She was a member of Catholic Foresters and the mission circle at church.
Pearl is survived by six daughters, Karen Hopp of Staples, Darlene (David) Krear of Hudson, WI, Connie Putz of Verndale, Marilyn (Randy) Bell of San Tan Valley, AZ, Cindy (Rich) Foisy of Chino Hills, CA, Karla Hoemberg of New Hope; five sons, James (Roberta) Hoemberg of Staples, Dennis (Rita) Hoemberg of Robinsdale, Thomas (Roxann Kowalski) Hoemberg and, Mark (Sara) Hoemberg both of Staples and Kevin (Denise Roberts) Hoemberg of Brooklyn Park; 28 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and many great great-grandchildren and step-grandchildren; three brothers, Kessell (Barbara) Stave of Deer Creek, Ronald (Sharon) Stave of Baldwin, WI and Darrell (Connie) Stave of Spencer, IA; two sisters Delona Hoemberg of Bertha and Shirley (Martin) Duis of Spencer, IA and many friends.
Pearl was preceded in death by her husband; parents; two sons, Lawrence “Larry” and infant, John Leo Hoemberg; infant twin daughters, Janice and Janet; three brothers, Russell, Gerald and Royce; three sisters, Opal Mertens, Ruby May and Carol Canfield; two sons-in-law, Herb Hopp and John Putz and two daughters-in-law, Charlette and Sharron Hoemberg.
Memorials are preferred to the Sacred Heart Parochial School, Staples.