Delbert B. Pearson


Delbert B. Pearson was born November 9, 1929 to Bert and Ella (Maurer) Pearson on the family farm south of Forestburg. Delbert served in the US Army. Delbert married Anna Berens on November 17, 1960 and lived on the family farm and raised their family. Delbert moved from the farm in 2015 to Prairie View Healthcare Center. He was a member of the Winnebago Club and loved traveling with his family and meeting new people. He enjoyed fishing and hunting—especially pheasant hunting hosting family and friends every year. But his greatest joy was his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Delbert is survived by his children: Susan (Jeff) Larson of Mitchell, Robert (Laura) Pearson of Forestburg, Karen (Kregg) Krueger of Woonsocket, and Brenda (Jason) Henning of Lincoln, NE. Grandchildren: Jacob (Emma) Klaas, Chelsea (Chad) Abrahamson, Josh (Brittney) Pearson, Ryan Pearson, Andy (Megan) Krueger, Tyler (Karli Voorhees) Krueger, Ashton Emmett and Sadie Emmett. Great grandchildren: Aiden, Rylee and Logan Krueger; Elsie, Amelia and Anna Klaas; and Weston and Brooklyn Pearson. Sister: Eunice Olson of Mitchell.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Anna, on February 6, 1990, sister Ellen Alt, brother Carl Pearson, and a sister in infancy.

Delbert passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at the Wessington Springs Hospital.

Services will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 10:00 am at the Woonsocket Community Center. Visitation will be held at Basham Funeral Home in Woonsocket from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Friday, November 15, 2019. Arrangements are being made by Basham Funeral Service in Woonsocket.

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