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Pearl V. Auld | Obituary

By on June 13, 2018 at 3:06 pm

Pearl V. Auld

Pearl V. Auld, 96, of Nashville, formerly of Oakdale, died June 11, 2018, in Nashville.

Pearl was born Jan. 1, 1922, in Oakdale, the youngest daughter of Rae J. and Florence B. Boyle (nee Boner). 

On Dec., 26, 1945, Pearl married Charles Auld in Oakdale; he preceded her to his heavenly home on Oct. 24, 2013. 

Pearl grew up south of Oakdale, and worked at Oakdale State Bank following her graduation from Blackburn College. 

Pearl was a faithful wife, mother, homemaker and an avid volunteer in the Oakdale community. Pearl was a life-long partner in marriage to Charles. Because of her love for the outdoors she worked alongside, stride for stride, with Charles on the family farm. 

Pearl also loved gardening and growing beautiful flowers. She continued this love for growing and arranging flowers through her latter years and added to that a joy of bird watching from her sun room windows. 

Pearl was a member of the Oakdale Parade Committee, Farm Bureau, and a longtime member of the Oakdale Reformed Presbyterian Church until it disbanded, at which time she and Charles attended Elkton Union Church, Elkton. 

A most notable highlight in Pearl’s life was her love for family and friends. In addition, she was always available to assist with any Oakdale community project. 

Pearl and Charles loved visiting their many friends and family, both near and far. Pearl also enjoyed writing letters to everyone she knew, sharing family highlights and keeping up with what was going on in their lives.

Survivors include two sons, Ronald (Cindy) Auld of Nashville, and Veron Auld of Oakdale; three daughters, Rosalee (Larry) Boreup of Nashville, Pamela (Allen) Jacobs of Waterloo, and Sara (Patrick) Fahrmann of St. Louis: brother-in-law Paul (Phyllis) Auld of Hot Springs, Ark.; son-in-law Wayne (Cathy) Collmeyer of Waterloo; 10 grandchildren, Rebecca (Patrick) Wiese of Scottville, Mich., Heather Boreup (friend Jason), Hopkins, Mich., Eric (Amanda) Boreup of Anna, Jennifer (Mason) Boyer of Cantrall, Christina Gibson of Belleville, Andrea (Wesley) Kuergeleis of Waterloo, Matthew (Lori) Collmeyer of Waterloo, Andrew (Mindy) Collmeyer of Lawrence, Kansas, Olivia Fahrmann of St. Louis, and Benjamin Fahrmann of St. Louis; 19 great-grandchildren, Autumn Wiese, Hunter Wiese, Regan Wiese, Hayden Carter, Ava Boreup, Paxton Boreup, Nolan Boyer, Wyatt Boyer, Owen Boyer, Addison Gibson, Claire Gibson, Chase Gibson, Noah Heinemann, Sydney Kuergeleis, Jensyn Collmeyer, Avery Collmeyer, Reece Collmeyer, Max Collmeyer, Cloe Collmeyer; along with many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Linda Collmeyer, and sister Nelda Robb. 

Visitation is 5-7:30 p.m. June 14, and 8:30-10 a.m. June 15, at Oakdale United Presbyterian Church, Oakdale. 

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. June 15, at the church, Reverend John Campbell officiating, assisted by Ron Mazander and Phil Carson. 

Interment will follow at Oakdale Cemetery, Oakdale.

Styninger Funeral Homes, Nashville, assisted the family.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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