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Information for Pearl Elizabeth Myers Jessen
3 February, 1885
1 December, 1967
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Monday, 4 December, 1967
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Pearl E. Jessen

     CALDWELL - Services for Mrs. Pearl Elizabeth Jessen, 82, of 507 Freeport, who died Friday at a Caldwell hospital following an illness, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday t the Flahiff Chapel by the Rev. Ernest Chamberlain, pastor of the First Christian Church.  Interment will follow at Middleton Cemetery.
     Mrs.. Jessen was born Feb. 3, 1885, at Winnebago County, Ill.  She was married to Jesse Jessen on Feb. 7, 1903, at Granada, Colo.  The came to Caldwell in March of 1907 and settled on a homestead in the Black Canyon district in 1909 and moved to Knowlton Heights community in October of 1926.  They returned to Caldwell in March, 1938, where they farmed.  Mr. Jessen died June 12, 1959, at Caldwell.  She attended the First Christian Church in Caldwell.
     Survivors include four sons, David A., Ray L. and Clarence W. Jessen, all of Caldwell, and Clifton R. Jessen, Nampa;  a daughter, Mrs. John Scheuffle of Twin Falls;  a sister, Mrs. Edna Henderson of Plover, Iowa;  four half-sisters, Mrs. Frank (Della) Ihli and Mrs. Ralph (Ruth) Colvard, both of Caldwell, and Mrs. Fern Trunnell of Notus and Mrs. Fay Blonshire of Priest River, Idaho;  two half-brothers, Andy Myers of Nampa and Jesse Myers of Caldwell;  13 grandchildren and 33 great grandchildren.