Howard D. Pearson
Date of Birth
January 16, 1927
Wahoo, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
November 29, 2020
Wahoo, Nebraska
Graveside Service Directions

Private Interment at Sunrise North Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Military Honors by American Legion #82, VFW #4502 & U.S. National Guard

Celebration of Life

At a later date


First Presbyterian Church
981 W. 15th Street, Wahoo, NE 68066

American Parkinson Disease Assoc. of Nebraska
16811 Burdette St Suite One, Omaha, NE 68116

Saunders Medical Center – Project Sunbeam
1760 County Road J., Wahoo, NE 68066

Howard D. Pearson, 93 of Wahoo, NE entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at Saunders Medical Center Long Term Care in Wahoo.  He was born January 16, 1927 to Henry and Maybell (Hanson) Pearson in Wahoo, NE.  He grew up in the Ithaca and Wahoo Communities and graduated from Mead High School in 1944.  Howard was drafted into the Army in 1949 where he served in Germany and was honorably discharged in 1951.  He worked at the Mead Ordinance Plant for six months and at Hormel in Fremont.  He then worked for Mead Hardware & Supply until going to work for A.W. Hanson Plumbing & Heating in Wahoo in 1946 and later becoming owner of the company in 1962, Pearson & Larson, Inc.  He retired in 2007.

He was a member of the Mead Covenant Church and later joined the First Presbyterian Church in Wahoo.  Howard was very active in his church as a member of the choir, an Elder and served as church Trustee and Deacon.  He was a member of the Wahoo School Board for several years serving as President, Wahoo Volunteer Fire Department, Masonic Lodge, American Legion #82, VFW #4502 and Eagles.

Howard was united in marriage to Gladys Marshalek on September 8, 1956 in Morse Bluff, NE.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Gladys Pearson; sons, Larry (Nancy) Pearson, Randall (Cathie) Pearson & Steve Pearson; grandchildren, Jennifer, Alyssa & Caitlyn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry & Maybell Pearson; brothers, Robert (Elaine) Pearson & Richard (Nancy) Pearson; sister, Lois (Jerry) Taylor.

Condolences for Howard D. Pearson
  1. Fred and Marilynne Bergman
    • December 2, 2020 - 3 years ago

    our sympathy to Howard’s family. May your fond memories sustain you during the coming days!!

  2. Jerry Bartek
    • December 4, 2020 - 3 years ago

    God sped from the Charles Bartek family.

  3. Anonymous
    • December 6, 2020 - 3 years ago

    Dear Pearson family, We are so sorry for your loss. May your many fond memories of Howard help you through this difficult time. – Todd and Laurie

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