Carold Pearson

Carold Pearson


Carold Pearson, 85, died August 3, 2013. A Funeral Mass is Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Church, Boone. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Boone.

Carold was born in Curlew, IA, on September 26, 1927. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. On September 23, 1950, Carold married Mary Minnehan in Jefferson. From 1967 to 1983, he owned Boone Freight Lines. In 1983, he turned over the ownership to his sons but continued to work part-time.

He is survived by his wife Mary of Boone; three sons Kevin (Monica) and Kelcy (Elaine) both of Boone and Steven (Maggie) of Hampton; a daughter Carol Ann Pearson of Ames; a sister Louise Mapes of Lohrville; twelve grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall, Boone on Tuesday from 1 to 4 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 3 p.m. Then, visitation will be at the Sacred Heart Church from 6 to 8 p.m. A Vigil Service will be at 7 p.m. Visitation on Wednesday is at the funeral chapel from 8 until 10:30 a.m.

Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be made to

Funeral Home

Schroeder Memorial Chapel, Inc. - Boone
1006 Sixth Street  Boone, IA 50036

Published in Des Moines Register on Aug. 6, 2013