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Kapala-Glodek-Malone Funeral Home

7800 Bass Lake Road, New Hope, MN

OBITUARY

John W. Pearson

February 5, 1930November 13, 2019

Pearson, John William

Johnny passed away peacefully at home on November 13, 2019.

He was born in Superior WI on February 5, 1930 to Cameron and Josephine Pearson. He grew up in Superior, WI and left to serve the Army in combat in the Korean War. Upon his return, he hired on to the Soo Line Railroad and spent 43 years with them, retiring as a seasoned locomotive engineer.

He is preceded in death by his parents; Wife, Wanda; Son, Tim and Four Siblings.

He is lovingly survived by Brother, Tom Pearson; Daughters, Gail Lambert (John), Kathy Sharp, Linda Folstad (Joel), Jeanne Sharp, Terri Thibodeau and Son, Wallace Sharp (Jan). Johnny was further blessed with 16 Grandchildren and 8 Great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to express our gratitude to “Kiki” for her care and assistance.

Visitation is scheduled for 10:30 AM on Tuesday, November 19 at the Church of St. Raphael in Crystal, MN, with mass to follow at 11:30.

  • FAMILY

  • Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Wanda; son, Tim; and four siblings.


    Lovingly survived by brother, Tom Pearson; daughters, Gail Lambert (John), Kathy Sharp, Linda Folstad (Joel), Jeanne Sharp, Terri Thibodeau; and son, Wallace Sharp (Jan). Johnny was further blessed with 16 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, November 19, 2019
  • Memorial Service Tuesday, November 19, 2019
  • Interment Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Memories

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Bob Swenson

November 17, 2019

I worked with John quit a lot as a fireman. Always liked his company on the job. Very pleasant fellow to be around. Bob.

Jeanne Sharp

November 15, 2019

I miss you Dad!
Love,
Jeanne

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY