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Gerald R Pearson

June 29, 1949 — August 7, 2023

Wausau

Gerald Roy “Jerry” Pearson, 74, passed away under the care of Hospice House, Wausau, on August 7th, 2023.

Jerry was born June 29th, 1949 at Penn Hospital in Norway Michigan to Violet and Roy Pearson.

Jerry graduated from Norway High School in 1967.  He went on to graduate from Northern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree and Teaching Certification in 1972.  Jerry then went on to further his education at the University of Wisconsin Stout in Employment Counseling.

On June 29th, 1974 he married Sherry Spanbauer at St Paul Lutheran Church, Aniwa.  Together, they had two sons, Joshua and Scott.

Jerry worked in production at Marmet Corp until time of closing and went on to Greenheck Fan Corp until his retirement.

Jerry was a member at the Wausau Elks Lodge for 50 years where he enjoyed his bowling with some very special friends.  He enjoyed being with family and at family gatherings with his children and grandchildren, and being with them at the cottage was special.  Jerry loved to golf, and spending time at the hunting camp with relatives and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Sherry; two sons, Joshua (Jessica) Pearson, Wausau, Scott Pearson, Wausau; daughter Carolee Pearson, Tennessee; five grandchildren, Zachary Pearson, Spencer Pearson, Alexa Wendt, Justin Rock, and Jamie Oien; and greatgrandchildren Wynter Wendt, Carter and Kiarah Billodeau.

Preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Violet Pearson; in-laws Russell and Nona Spanbauer; and brother-in-law Scott Spanbauer.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 18, 2023, at Covenant Community Presbyterian Church, Schofield, 1806 Weston Ave.  Visitation will be from 9:30am to 11:00am, with the service at 11:00am.  Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Aniwa.  Brainard Funeral Home will be assisting the family with arrangements.

The family would like to thank the staff at Hospice House, Wausau for their loving care “You are Angels”. A special thank you to Rev Jim Gates and Jess Wakefield, thank you for being to supportive to Jerry and family.

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Friday, August 18, 2023

9:30 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Covenant Community Presbyterian Church

1806 Weston Avenue, Schofield, WI 54476

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Friday, August 18, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Covenant Community Presbyterian Church

1806 Weston Avenue, Schofield, WI 54476

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