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Pearl Martina Nelson Earlson
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1917
Death: Sep. 11, 2014
Spokane County
Washington, USA

Pearl McGehee was born in Spokane, Washington April 17, 1917 to Martin and Corinne Nelson. She passed away September 11, 2014 at the age of 97 at the Ray Hickey Hospice House in Vancouver, Washington.

In 1934, she was married to Edwin Earlson. They lived and worked in Ione, Washington until his passing in 1972. Seven years later, Pearl married James McGehee and moved to Long Beach, Washington where they remained until his death. In 1989, Pearl moved to Oak Haven Park in Vancouver, Washington where she has lived for the remainder of her life.

Pearl had one sister, Fern and two brothers.

Pearl retired from Nordstrom's in Portland, Oregon where she was the executive assistant to the financial manager. Pearl loved life, flowers, friends, and Pomeranians, including her special, "Pepper", of 18 years.

She will be missed.

There was a celebration service in her honor held in Vancouver, Washington at Evergreen Memorial Gardens on Monday, September 15, 2014. The gravesite service was at Pines Cemetery in Spokane Valley, Washington on September 16, 2014.

Published in The Columbian, Vancouver, Washington on September 16, 2014
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  Edwin N. Earlson (1907 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
married Oct 21 1934
Pines Cemetery
Spokane County
Washington, USA
Created by: Margaret
Record added: Mar 01, 2012
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Pearl Martina <i>Nelson</i> Earlson
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 Added: Jun. 23, 2013

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