Taylorville, IL

Pearl Lorraine Schmedeke

Pearl Lorraine Schmedeke, 89 of Harvel passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 10:50 PM at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

She was born on November 11, 1924 at Harvel the daughter of Harry and Nora (Thunhorst) Harbert. She married Robert Schmedeke; he preceded her in death. She then married Albert Davis; he also preceded her in death as did her parents; Son, Nyle Schmedeke; Brother, Lloyd Harbert; Sisters, Temple Schmedeke and Marie Miles.

Pearl worked alongside her husband, Robert on the family farm. She also baked wedding cakes and hung wallpaper. She enjoyed crocheting and crafts. Pearl was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran Married Peoples Society, Harvel Alumni and Red Hats all of Harvel.

Survivors: Daughter, Joyce (husband, Mike) Dullenty of Morrisonville, IL; Son, Ivan (wife, Sally) Schmedeke of Harvel, IL; Daughter in law, Cheryl Schmedeke of Morrisonville, IL; Step daughters, Anita (husband, Don) Seitz of Seneca, SC and Rita (husband, Lee) Specht-Hartwig of Johnsburg, IL; Grandchildren, Kevin (Kerri) Schmedeke, Stacey (Rob) Clarke, Trista (Blake) Reed, Cheri (Scott) Herpstreith, Duane (April) Schmedeke, Brian (Kedra) Schmedeke, Becky (Patrick) Koerner, Tina (Darrell) Titus, Lisa (David) Tan, Ryan (Linda) Henry, Chris (Jason) Lipe, Tom (Kelly) Dullenty, Beth Reynolds, Christian Specht, Jim (Beth) Specht, Steve (Connie) Seitz, Greg (Jill) Seitz and David (Jennifer) Seitz; 43 Great Grandchildren; Many Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Harvel with Pastor Scott Busacker officiating. Burial will follow at Harvel Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 4:00-7:00 PM at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church of Harvel or Morrisonville Community Ambulance.

Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville is in charge of arrangements.

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