Akkerman-Ingebrand • Mora, MN

Rock-Ingebrand • Braham, MN

Mora, MN • 320-679-1933

Braham, MN • 320-396-2121


P. Zirbel webphotoPearl I. Zirbel, of Cambridge, passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Haven House in Cambridge.  She was 94 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham with Richard Raschke and Kellen Bergh officiating.

VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service.

INTERMENT will be in the Rice Lake Cemetery in Braham.

Pearl I. Zirbel, of Cambridge, died on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Haven House in Cambridge MN.  She was 94 years old.

Pearl I. Zirbel, daughter of Jessie and Margaret Kumm, was born on January 24, 1920 at Watertown SD.  In her young childhood she moved with her family to CA and then to Wright MN, where she attended school and grew to womanhood.

On June 7, 1943 she was united in marriage to Carroll Zirbel at Carlton, MN.  They first lived on a farm at Bowdon, ND where they had five children.  In 1957 they moved to Wright, MN.  They also lived at Isanti and Braham, MN.  Upon the death of her husband in 1985 she lived in Milaca and then Cambridge where she has since lived.

Pearl spent many years when living in Braham caring for children.  She enjoyed gardening and embroidering and enjoyed embroidering until the age of 94.

In her early years she accepted Christ, listened to the Gospel and kept true until her death.

Pearl was preceded in death by her parents; husband Carroll; one son Clarence; sister Inez “Dorothy”; and brother Glenn.

She is survived by one son, Carroll (Sharon) G. Zirbel of Rogers, MN; three daughters, Agnes (Ron) Smith of Ocala, FL, Mary Pratt of St. Cloud, MN, and Irene (Duane) Bauer of Isanti, MN; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Edith Kumm of Wright, MN; brother-in-law, Henry (Margy) Zirbel of Bowdon, ND; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

4 thoughts on “PEARL I. ZIRBEL”

  1. Dear Family: I have known Pearl for over 60 years and always loved her smile and she was always so glad for company and conversation from the Bible and loved to have her visitors sing hymns to her. She was dedicated to her God and was a very hard working women in her life. She took care of my Mom in her care needing years as a stand in helper of which I was so grateful for. I will always remember Pearl and appreciate her love for the
    Gospel. Thinking of all of her family today with care and sympathy.
    Ed & Karlene (Bradshaw) Krisher

  2. Dear Family,
    We have good memories of visits with your folks
    through the years. We are thinking of you since
    hearing of Pearl’s death…a faithful soul. With
    love and sympathy, Ardith Ellingson (Ruth Zirbel’s niece)

  3. Hi, just got word that your mother passed away a couple of months ago. Sorry to hear of her passing, but with a faith like hers, she is now at peace and united with her husband and son. Bob Hanson’s mother also died this past month on September 13th at the age of 97. We again send our condolences and stay in touch, Jennie (Dahlman) and Bob Hanson

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