Pearl Nelson

Sept. 23, 1931-Sept. 29, 2021

Pearl Nelson, 90, Minot, ND, formerly of Lansford, ND, passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at Trinity Homes in Minot.

Pearl Doris Adams was born September 23, 1931, the youngest of eleven children born to Henry and Lydia (Brandt) Adams, on the family farm near Kramer, ND. She was raised on the family farm and attended a country school in the area and graduated from Kramer High School in 1949.

Pearl was united in marriage to Harry G. Nelson October 2, 1949, making their home on the Nelson family farm near Lansford. At one time, Pearl sold Avon, World Book, and Shaklee Products.

Pearl and Harry were members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Glenburn, where she served on the Ministry Committee, taught Sunday school, was active in the women’s circle, and served on the Evangelism and WELCA boards. She also belonged to the Lansford Senior Citizens, Card Club, Birthday Club and Homemakers.

She enjoyed gardening, crocheting and crafts and loved to read. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren and family celebrations on holidays and special occasions. Pearl always enjoyed the bond she had with many special friends and neighbors throughout the years.

Her loving family includes: children, Bonnie (Jim) Ripplinger, Minot, ND, Terry (Nataliya) Nelson, Lansford, ND, Darlene (Emil) Schoenfish, Devils Lake, ND, and Gail (Blain) Christianson, Fargo, ND; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Duane (Margaret) Nelson, Garrison, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and many wonderful friends.

Pearl was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Harry, who passed away February 15, 2010; granddaughter, Nicole Christianson; daughter-in-law, Gail Nelson; seven sisters and three brothers.

Funeral: Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Glenburn.

Interment: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot, ND.

Visitation: Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

Family Prayer Service: Monday at 7 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

Memorials: are preferred to an organization of the donor’s choice.

The service will be video recorded for the public to view on Tuesday evening and can be accessed by going to the Thompson-Larson Funeral home website: www.thompsonlarson.com.

Those wishing to sign the online register and share memories may access the online obituaries section at www.thompsonlarson.com.