Lenore Lucille Herman Pearson, age 91, of Marion, formerly of Ladora and Marengo, passed away Friday, December 23, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Private services will be Friday, December 30, 2016, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, with Pastor Eddie Thomas officiating. Burial will be at the Marengo Cemetery. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., January 14, 2017, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo. A memorial fund has been established.
Lenore is survived by her daughters Amy Scofield, of The Village, Florida and Kathy (Ed III) Pettus of Hiawatha; five grandchildren Tracey (Troy) Eickstaedt, of Tallasasse, Florida, Amber (Donovan) Howell of Tallahasse, Florida, Shane (Ashley) Scofield, Valrico, Florida, Edward (Lani) Pettus IV of Cedar Rapids and Michael Pettus of Cedar Rapids; seven great grandchildren; and two sisters Ruth Mary Tibbetts, Marcia (Butch) Lamprecht and a brother Norman (Jan) Herman. She was preceded in death by her husband Chester in April 2016, her parents, a son-in-law Rick Scofield in October 2016, five brothers Earl, Dean, Elmer, Gerald and Keith Herman, a sister, Kathryn Holst, two brothers-in-law Clyde Pearson and James Tibbetts, and a sister-in-law, Erma Snider.
Lenore Lucille Herman, was born March 2, 1925, in Oxford, the daughter of Melvin John and Ernestine Caroline Guth Herman. She graduated from the Marengo High School and later received her degree from the Iowa State Teachers College. Lenore married Chester Pearson on December 21, 1946. She was a teacher and a loving mother and housewife. She belonged to the Marengo Church of the Nazarene. Lenore was an avid reader, a wonderful cook and a great gardener. She loved to share Jesus’s love with everyone.