|Birth: ||Nov. 3, 1914|
North Dakota, USA
|Death: ||May 19, 2006|
Pearl was born on November 3, 1914, in New England, ND the daughter of Julius and Alvina Will. She grew up and attended school in New England, and graduated from high school in 1933. Following her graduation, Pearl moved to Vashon Island, WA where she worked at various jobs. In 1938, Pearl started nurses training at Tacoma General Hospital and graduated as a registered nurse in 1941. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, she said "now I know what I want to do" and joined the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in 1942. During her military service, Pearl was stationed in Canada, Alaska and the Philippines and was honorably discharged as a first lieutenant in 1946.
Pearl was married to George Haugland on April 20, 1944 in Tacoma, WA. George and Pearl were blessed with four children. She later married Clyde Taylor on September 8, 1962. Together, they made their home in Hysham. Pearl worked at the Rosebud Community Hospital from 1962 until her retirement in 1973. While living in Hysham, Pearl was also the Treasure County Public Health Nurse, Hysham school nurse and the nurse for the Migrant School program. Following Clyde's death in 1986, Pearl continued to make her home in Hysham. On April 8, 1989, Pearl married Howard Bach. Pearl and Howard later moved to Forsyth, making their home at the River View Villa. After Howard passed away in 2001, Pearl resided there until moving to the Friendship Villa Care Center in Miles City, and later made her home at the Rosebud Health Care Center in Forsyth until the time of her death. She was a member of the Hysham Presbyterian Church, the Hysham and Forsyth American Legion Post, as well as the Hysham and Forsyth Senior Citizens.
Pearl is survived by two sons Craig (Ruby) Haugland of Gold Canyon, AZ., and Harold (Linda) Haugland of Missoula, MT., two daughters Nancy (Jeff) Graff of Waseca, MN, and Lois (Toby) Johnson of Forsyth. She is also survived by her sister Joyce (Walt) Schofield of Rainer, WA; 8 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, 3 nieces, a nephew and a step daughter.
She was preceded in death by her husbands George Haugland, Clyde Taylor and Howard Bach, one brother Floyd Will and her granddaughter Doreen Renee Johnson.
George William Haugland (1918 - 1987)*
Clyde B Taylor (1912 - 1986)*
Howard Clinton Bach (1913 - 2001)*
Memorial Vale Cemetery
Created by: S. McCoskey
Record added: Dec 08, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16956979
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