|Birth: ||Jul. 21, 1909|
|Death: ||Dec. 21, 2005|
When I last saw you; you called me Little Ollie~~~~~~~~~~
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Wife of Clarence.
Pearl Van Buskirk 1909-2005
VAN BUSKIRK, BENSON, GOODWIN, PARKER, CLEMENS, STELLE, LOWE
Posted By: Mary Ellen Lanigan
Date: 12/22/2005 at 15:09:30
Ottumwa Courier December 21, 2005
Pearl Van Buskirk Ottumwa
Pearl Lucinda Van Buskirk 96 of 616 Pearl Street died December 21, 2005 at home.
She was born July 21, 1909 at Hiteman to Carl & Stella Benson Goodwin. She married Clarence Van Buskirk in December of 1924.He preceded her in death August 6, 1983.
A resident of Ottumwa most of her life, she had worked at various nursing homes. She was a member of the Bethel United Pentecostal church.
Surviving is a son Robert Van Buskirk of Ottumwa; a grandson former mayor, and curent county supervisor; Jerry Parker of Ottumwa whom she raised; eighteen grandchildren; several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two daughters; infant daughter Edna Van Buskirk, and Elnoria Dowden; a son Clarence Lawrence Van Buskirk; a sister Melvina randall; three brothers, Alvin Clemens, Orville Stelle, and Henry Lowe.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece funeral home with Rev. Jay Allison officiating. Burial will be in Shaul cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday. The family will be at the funeral home from 8 a.m till 10 a.m Friday.
Memorials may be made to the Bethel United Pentecostal Church.
Rest in Peace Pearl. My mother and father were good friends of yours.
Clarence Walter Van Buskirk (1900 - 1983)*
Robert Van Buskirk (1926 - 2006)*
Plot: FAIRLAWN~LOT 23
Created by: "IRISH EYES ARE SMILING"
Record added: Dec 22, 2005
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