Location: Grandview Memorial Gardens [ view map ]
Thursday, September 29, 1927
Date of Death:
Monday, March 23, 2020
92 years old
Richard Paul Pearson, 92, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020.
He was born September 29, 1927 to Walter and Luella Pearson in Oronoco, MN. He married Ramona Kerwin on October 24, 1946 and they were later divorced. They had one son, Scott. Richard later married Arlene Schuetz on November 8, 1953. They had three children: Doug, Dan and Diane.
Richard owned Copper Kettle Restaurant in Rochester where he met Arlene. They both worked at Douglas Aircraft in CA. When returning to Rochester he worked at Doyle Conner Construction and Rochester Public Schools.
Hobbies included traveling the US with Arlene, fishing, hunting, and playing in the stock market.
Richard is survived by his children: Scott (Deb) Pearson of Stewartville, Doug of Winfield,IL, Diane (Fred) Peaslee of Rochester; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers: Buzz (Marilyn) Pearson of Stewartville, Gene (Patti) Pearson of Rochester; and sister, Doris Speranza of Monona, WI.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Arlene, and son Dan.
Sympathy cards can be sent to The Pearson Family 6543 Stagecoach Rd SE, Stewartville MN 55976.
Memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer’s Association.
A private family interment will be held at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Rochester, MN.
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The family of Richard Pearson has received the following condolences.
Scott I am sorry to hear about the loss of your father. I pray you have some fond memories.
Love you guys,
TO THE FAMILY OF RICHARD PEARSON, YOU HAVE MY CONDOLENCES OF OUR LOSS., RICHARD WAS A GREAT NEIGHBOR TO MY SELF AS WE WOULD SHARE MANY STORIES TOGETHER WHILE VISITING IN HIS YARD. I WILL MISS RICHARD AS MUCH AS YOU. I WILL NEVER FORGET MY GOOD NEIGHBOR AND FRIEND, YOU ARE IN MY PRAYERS, SINCERELY, KEVIN HAYES
Diane and Family,
My heart goes out to you on your loss. Losing a loved one is always difficult and even more so during this challenging time the world is facing. My prayers go out to all of you; losing a parent is hard no matter your age. Take care
So Very Sorry for your loss. Positive Prayers of Comfort and Strength through this difficult time for you all. May his memories brighten your hearts forever.