Everette L. Pearsall

September 29, 1936 ~ March 28, 2019 (age 82)


Everette L. Pearsall, age 82, of Elroy, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at Casa de Oakes in Reedsburg.  He was born on September 29, 1936, in Elroy, Wisconsin, the son of Otis and LaVerne (Baerwald) Pearsall.  Everette grew up on the family farm, rural Elroy, and graduated from Elroy High School in 1954.  On July 2, 1966, he was united in marriage to Marlene A. Farber at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Reedsburg.  This marriage was blessed with three children.  Everette and Marlene moved to Des Plaines, IL.  He was employed as a supervisor with Fluid Management in Illinois for 38 years, retiring in 2001.  Following retirement, Everette and Marlene moved back to Elroy to be closer to family.  Family was very important to Everette.  He enjoyed entertaining and hosting family parties and reunions.  He took many family vacations over the years to favorite places such as Branson, the Smokey Mountains, the east and west coast and many places in between.  He looked forward to the Badger Steam and Gas Show each year, and liked to keep busy remodeling and working in his home and farm buildings and gardening.

Everette was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Lloyd; and brother-in-law, Cy Mittelsteadt.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Marlene; children:  Valerie (Robert) Stramaglia of Cary, IL, Lee (Lora) Pearsall of LaValle, and Mark (Paulette) Pearsall of Rockford, IL; granddaughter, Hailee Pearsall; brother, Gale (Gail) Pearsall of Sleepy Hollow, IL; sisters and brothers-in-law, Marian Pearsall of Reedsburg, Elaine Mittelsteadt of Madison, Walter (Arlene) Farber of LaValle, Harland Farber of Reedsburg, Lorna (Walter) Klitzke of Rock Springs, and Ardell (Gene) Westphal of Ft. Atkinson.

Nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Everette L. Pearsall will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, with Pastor Ken Schaub, and Pastor Beth Voigt officiating.  Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Monday from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the Farber Funeral Home and on Tuesday morning from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at the church.

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