Pearlette D. Poppe

FAIRMONT – A funeral service for Pearlette D. Poppe, 91, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 16, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Burial will follow the service in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont.

Pearlette passed away Saturday evening, May 10, 2014, after a brief illness at Mayo Clinic Health System, Fairmont. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.

Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is handling the arrangements for the family.

She was born July 9, 1922, in Truman, Minn., to Herman and Anna (Pfeil) Wegner. Pearlette lived there until 1950, when she and Eldon moved to Fairmont to raise their family. Pearlette worked for many years as the Deputy Assessor for Martin County.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Eldon Poppe of Fairmont; son, Daniel (Kathy) Poppe of Burnsville, Minn.; daughters, Sonja Poppe of Minnetonka, and Gwen Horton (Glenn) of Savage, Minn.; brother, Bill Wegner (Marilyn). Also survived by grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; and six brothers.

The family would like to thank the staff at Goldfinch Estates, Valley Vue Care Center of Armstrong, Iowa, and the doctors and nurses in the ICU at the Fairmont medical center.

Memorials are preferred to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Goldfinch Estates, or donor’s choice.