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Pearl Elizabeth Wagner Skeels
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1926
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 2000
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA

Sturgis; Pearl Elizabeth SKEELS, 74, of 1301 Cato Lane, Sturgis, Mich., died Dec. 14, 2000, at Thurston Woods Village, Sturgis, following a one month illness.

She was born Jan. 30, 1926, in Colon Township, Mich., a daughter of Irvin L. and Eunice B. (SNOOK) WAGNER. A Sturgis resident since 1993, she came from White Pigeon where she lived since 1950.

Her first marriage was to Leslie WEINBERG, and her second husband was Jack SKEELS, both of whom preceded her in death.

She was employed for many years at Continental Can in Three Rivers, Mich., and she also worked for Roy’s Grocery Store in White Pigeon.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Surviving are a daughter, Leslie WEINBERG of Fennville, Mich.; five sons, Leonard WEINBERG of Tennessee, Larry WEINBERG of Sturgis, Douglas and Ray SKEELS of White Pigeon, Richie SKEELS of Sturgis; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nettie McGILL of Sturgis and Muriel HOVARTER of Colon; five brothers, Raymond “John WAGNER, Robert WAGNER and Irvin Leon WAGNER Jr., all of Colon, George WAGNER of Union City and Harry WAGNER of Tustin; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; a sister, Beatrice; a twin brother, Earl WAGNER; and a brother, Jim WAGNER.

There will be no visitation or funeral services. Graveside services and burial will take place at a later date at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon.

Carole Lynn (Mohney) Carr, Volunteer Transcriber

Transcribed from an original newspaper clipping from the 'Sturgis Daily Journal', which serves the St. Joseph Co., Michigan area. Copy provided by Sturgis Public Library.
1930 Census. Home in Colon, St Joseph CO, MI. Household Members: Irvin L Wagner Sr (Head) 42, Belle 39, Muriel B 17, George W 13, Robert L 10, Irvin L Jr 9, Nettie H 6, Pearl E & Earl [4 2/12], Raymond J [11/12].
1 Apr 1940 Census. Home in Colon, St Joseph CO, MI. Household Members: Irvin Wagner 52, Belle Wagner 49, Robert Wagner 20, Irvin Wagner 18, Nettie Wagner 17, Pearl Wagner 14, Earl Wagner 14, Raymond John Wagner 11, Harry Wagner 6. 
Family links: 
  Irvin L Wagner (1887 - 1972)
  Eunice Belle Snook Wagner (1889 - 1986)
  Douglas Eugene Skeels (1960 - 2002)*
  Beatrice Viola Wagner Schull (1907 - 1986)*
  James Howard Wagner (1911 - 1997)*
  Muriel Belle Wagner Hovarter (1913 - 2007)*
  George Woodrow Wagner (1916 - 2001)*
  Robert Leroy Wagner (1919 - 2003)*
  Irvin Leo Wagner (1921 - 2004)*
  Nettie Harriet Wagner Mc Gill (1923 - 2010)*
  Pearl Elizabeth Wagner Skeels (1926 - 2000)
  Earl Snook Wagner (1926 - 1995)*
  Raymond John Wagner (1929 - 2012)*
  Harry Wagner (1933 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Lakeside Cemetery
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA
Created by: L. Wagner
Record added: Nov 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80091621
Pearl Elizabeth <i>Wagner</i> Skeels
Added by: L. Wagner
Pearl Elizabeth <i>Wagner</i> Skeels
Added by: L. Wagner
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