Pearl Mae Whillock Guinn

1932 – 2020

Pearl Mae Whillock

Guinn, 88, passed away

on November 10, 2020, at

Bethany St. Joseph Care

Center in LaCrosse, WI.

She will be greatly missed

by family and friends.

Pearl was born in Lostwood, ND, to Fred and

Martha(Charnetzki) Whillock in 1932. She grew up

on a farm near Coulee,

ND, and attended high

school in Stanley, ND.

Pearl married Clayton A.

Guinn in 1950 and they

moved to Minot, ND in

1952 where she lived

most of her life before

moving to LaCrosse, WI in

2018 to be near family.

Pearl loved bowling and

won many awards as well

as teaching bowling. In

her later years, Pearl did

volunteer work by knitting thousands of baby

caps for the hospital and

crocheting lap robes for

the nursing homes. She

also enjoyed making jean

quilts and gardening.

Pearl wanted to be

remembered for her kindness and willingness to

help others.

Pearl is survived by her

daughter, Ellen Williams

(David); her son, Larry

Guinn(Becky); her grand

children, Adam Kuehl

(Keri), Aaron Kuehl

(Christy), Gretchen Guinn

Paquette (Chris), Kellen

Guinn(Jess); three great

grandchildren; and numerous extended family

and friends. She was preceded in death by her

parents, husband, and


The family would like

to thank the staff at

Bethany St. Joseph Care

Center for their remarkable care of our loved one

Pearl. She enjoyed her

time there and was well

taken care of.

A memorial and burial

service will be held in

Minot, ND, at a later date

when it is safer to travel

and gather.

Memorials may be sent

to Bethany St. Joseph Care

Center, 2501 Shelby Road,

LaCrosse, WI 54601, or

given to a charity of your

choice. The obituary may

be found and on-line condolences can be sent to

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