Joyce M. (Kading) Pearson (1932 - 2015)

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INDEPENDENCE – Joyce M. Pearson, 83 years old, of Independence, died on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence. She was born in Iowa on Feb. 23, 1932, the daughter of Herman William and Berniece Helen (Maher) Kading. She graduated from high school in Van Horn. On Aug. 10, 1950, she and Keith Conrad Pearson were married in Agency. He preceded her in death in 2012. Mrs. Pearson cared for her family, but also was a willing partner in her husband's endeavors. While in the Independence area, they farmed and also were the owners and operators of the Western Auto Hardware Store. Mrs. Pearson was always focused on her family. She also enjoyed shopping and watching University of Iowa football and basketball games.
Mrs. Pearson is survived by two daughters: Connie Jo Haynes of Waterloo and Pamela (Rich) Sackett of Winthrop; three grandchildren: Justin Rogers of Bradenton, Fla., Kelby (Ashley) Haynes of Waterloo, and Dawn (Ryan) Kress of Winthrop; and two great grandchildren: Kading Kress and Reagan Kress.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Nicholas Sperfslage.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, at the White Funeral Home in Independence with Sharon Bainbridge officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Independence. Friends may call for visitation after 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, at the White Funeral Home in Independence. On line condolences may be left at www.White-MtHope.com.
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Independence, IA 50644
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Nov. 5 to Nov. 11, 2015
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