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 Pearl Clarissa <I>Solley</I> Poppenhagen

Pearl Clarissa Solley Poppenhagen

Death 10 Aug 2004 (aged 95)
Burial Espelie, Marshall County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 33005614 · View Source
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Pearl Poppenhagen, 95, died on Tuesday, August 10, 2004 at Northwest Medical Center in Thief River Falls, MN.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, August 13, 2004 at the New Life Family Worship Center-Assembly of God in Thief River Falls, MN with Reverend Virgil Rasmussen officiating. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery, Espelie Township, Marshall County, MN.

Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, August 12, 2004 at the Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, MN and one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.

Pearl Clarissa Solley was born on January 23, 1909 in Moylan Township, Marshall County, MN, the daughter of Frederick Solley and Mina Larson. She was adopted by John and Gerda (Swenson) Lamparter at the age of two years old. She attended Grade School in District 98, in Moylan Township. She also attended Goodridge High School, graduating in 1926. Pearl took care of her invalid mother for some time.

Pearl was united in marriage to Earl "Phinnie" Poppenhagen on December 20, 1927 in Thief River Falls, MN. The couple lived and farmed in Moylan Township for two years. They also lived in Cloverleaf Township, near Mavie and farmed for 4 years. The couple moved to the Newfolden, MN area for a time before moving back to Goodridge and continued farming. Pearl and Phinnie moved to Thief River Falls in 1958. Phinnie died on May 17, 1965.

She worked as a seamstress for Bjorkman's Clothing for many years and she also worked at Oakland Park Nursing Home in the early 1960's.

Pearl loved to read, cook, sew and play the pump organ. Pearl's family was very important to her and she loved their visits.

Pearl was a member of the New Life Family Center and was formerly active in their Christian Women's Organization. She taught Sunday school for many years. She moved into Oakland Park Nursing Home in the Spring of 2002.

Pearl is survived by two daughters: Faith (Isaac) Martinez of Blaine, MN and Linda (Glenn) Hofstad of Trail, MN; three sons: Louis Poppenhagen of El Cajon, CA, James (Margie) Poppenhagen of Princeton, MN and Ronald (Sheryl) Poppenhagen of Gillette, WY; 27 grandchildren; and 43 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Phinnie; her birth parents; her adoptive parents; three sons: Glen Poppenhagen, Earl Poppenhagen and Leroy Poppenhagen; two grandsons: David and Paul Poppenhagen; one brother, Herman Solley; and one sister, in infancy.

ORGANIST: Ida Norvall
DUET: Lorinda and Steve Schilling
CONGREGATIONAL HYMNS: He the Pearly Gates Will Open, Precious Lord, Take My Hand
CASKETBEARERS: Grandsons: Lowell Poppenhagen, Clinton Martinez, Phillip Poppenhagen, Arlan Hofstad , Jeromy Poppenhagen, Jared Hofstad, Robbie Hofstad, Alan Poppenhagen, Corey Poppenhagen, Brian Poppenhagen and Jason Poppenhagen
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS: Michelle Poppenhagen-Gribble, Kathy Poppenhagen, Lynnea Poppenhagen, Denise Olsen, Bethany Poppenhagen, Karmen Johnson, Kristen Skinner, Lisa Jackson, Sharon Wycoff, Susan Forsythe, Lynelle Smith, Lorinda Schilling, LeAnn Doll and April Jamison

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pearl Clarissa Solley Poppenhagen (23 Jan 1909–10 Aug 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33005614, citing Poplar Grove Cemetery, Espelie, Marshall County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Pam Holeton Estes gedmatch# T131729 (contributor 46799761) .