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Pearl LaVerl Kreger, age 81, passed away on December 16, 2016, at Tendercare of Gaylord,


Pearl was born on October 21, 1935, in Johannesburg, MI to Alfred and Cora (Bale) Long.  She grew up in Johannesburg and was proud to be from the small village.  She married her one and only true love, Walter Samuel Kreger, on October 15, 1955 and together they had four children.


She work for the United States Postal Service from 1975-1987.  She loved her job and made a lot of friends while working there.  She loved people and was a friend to everyone.  She also loved the beauty of nature.


Pearl is survived by her children Linda (Ron) Cook, David Kreger and Alan Kreger; five grandchildren David Hart, Nichole Burke, Sean Hart, Sam (Stephanie) Hart and Christina Kreger; seven great grandchildren Donovan, Lillian, Levi, Cole, Kaden, Sophia and Adelynne; sister Alfreda Bechtol and brothers Howard and Walter Long.


She was preceded in death by her husband on December 22, 1987 and son Brian Kreger.


Funeral Services for Pearl will take place on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 2 PM from Nelson Funeral Home.  Visitation will be held on Thursday from 12 noon until the time of service.


Memorial contributions can be made to the family through Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.


Visitation To Be Held At: Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Service
Service To Be Held At: Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Service

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From: Laurie Kelly
Athens, Michigan

I loved my Aunt Pearl. I wish we could make it up north, but mom's health prevents it. We all send our love. Mom loved her little sister and looks forward to the day they can be reunited in heaven. God Bless you all. Aunt Alfreda & Jim Bechtol, Mark & Laurie Kelly

From: Judy Duhoski

To Pearl's family, I was so sorry to read about Pearl's death. We had a lot of fun working at the P.O. together. She was a great lady that loved her family unconditionally. She is in our prayers. Judy, Jim & Toni Duhoski

From: Joni Rusnell
Victor, Montana

Loved my Aunt Pearl dearly. Growing up I looked forward to going to the family reunions she put together. She was such a Beautiful person and will surely be missed.