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Earleen Pomerenke

April 16, 1922 — January 31, 2010

Earleen Pomerenke

Lind Family Funeral Service

Earleen A. Pomerenke, age 87, a resident of Evansville, formerly of Rose City, died Sunday, January 31, 2010, at the Crestview Manor in Evansville.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, February 5, 2010, at Esther Lutheran Church in Eastern Township, rural Parkers Prairie, with Dawn Reisig, Associate in Ministry officiating. Music will be provided by organist, Marcia Guenther and vocalist, Wendy Irons. Burial will take place at the church cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements are by Lind Family Funeral & Cremation Service with chapels in Miltona and Parkers Prairie, .

Earleen Avis Pomerenke was born April 16, 1922, to Albert and Della Abraham in Elk Point, South Dakota. She grew up in Elk Point and attended public school. She was united in marriage to John Pomerenke on December 21, 1941, at Brule Creek Lutheran Church in South Dakota. Following their marriage, she moved to Seattle, Washington with her sister-in-law, Olga to work as a riveter on B-17 Bombers at Boeing during WWII, while her husband was in the service. She and her husband moved to the Alexandria area to farm in 1946. Several years later they moved to the Rose City area to a farm where they lived until 1968. In 1974, she moved to Alexandria where she lived for many years until moving to Evansville where she lived the remainder of her life. She was a member of Esther Lutheran Church, its ladies aid, former Sunday school teacher, and a former member of the Miltona American Legion Auxiliary. Earleen enjoyed gardening, sewing, raising chickens, cooking and canning. She especially loved being a mother.

Earleen is survived by two sons, DuWayne Pomerenke of Eagle Bend and Craig (fiancee, Lisa Nordang) Pomerenke of Hewitt; a daughter, Rosemary (John) Biel of Arlington, Texas; three grandchildren, Brent Pomerenke, Charles Biel and Maria Biel.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John; son, Gaylon; grandson, Troy; four sisters and two brothers.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Pomerenke, Art Pomerenke, Robbie Ekdahl, Marvie Meyers, Larry Sanvik and Dennis Klug. Honorary pallbearers will be Edwin Pomerenke, Milo Arvidson, Harvey Peterson, Eric Pomerenke, Brent Pomerenke and Charles Biel.

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