Pearl Elizabeth Heil
Dec 10, 1920 - Jun 3, 2008
Funeral services for Pearl E. Heil of Riverton will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2008 at the Davis Funeral Home with Pastor David Magruder of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
A viewing will be held at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 6 at Davis Funeral Home.
Mrs. Heil died Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at her home. She was 87 years old.
Pearl Elizabeth Chambers was born December 10, 1920 in Bayard, Neb., the daughter of John Albert Chambers and Ina Pearl (Pullen) Chambers. From Bayard, she moved with her family to Midwest as a child, then moved to the Riverview area in the 1930’s.
On February 22, 1942, she married Alexander Heil in Riverton. Mrs. Heil was a homemaker, helping her husband on the farm. They farmed until 1977, at which time they moved to Riverton. They continued to help their children on the farm for several years. Later, they spent winters in Arizona for many years.
Mrs. Heil was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church.
She was a member of the Riverview Women’s Club for 60+ years.
The family said she enjoyed crocheting, crafts and flowers, and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Among her survivors are her husband Alex of Riverton, Donna Schmuck and her husband Terry, Sharon Shuttlesworth and her husband Larry, and Barbara Rowan, all of Riverton; 10 grandchildren, Tricia Crippen and her husband Darren, Terry Schmuck and his wife Cindy, Shawna Wiggins and her husband Jack, Jody Post and her husband Kip, Rhyan Schmuck and his wife Kayce, Bessie Rumery-Rico and her companion Jason Cantrell, Cody Rowan and his wife Vicki, step-granddaughter Renee’ Obermuller and her husband Bryan, step-granddaughter Shelly Henry and her husband Kelly and step-grandson Troy Shuttlesworth; 25 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren; a brother Orvan Chambers and his wife JoAnn of Cherry Valley, Calif.; numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Heil was preceded in death by her parents, John Chambers and Ina Risvold; step-father Lars Risvold; and sister Charlotte Dye.
Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or a charity of the donor’s choice, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main, Riverton, WY 82501.
On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.