Pearl F. Albin, 96, died Wednesday October 1, 2008 at the Crestview Care and Rehab Center in West Branch.
Services will be 10:30AM on Monday, October 6, 2008 at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Branch. Visitation will be 9:30-10:30AM on Monday at the funeral home. Burial is in the West Branch Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established.
Pearl Fay Oyler was born September 21, 1912 near West Liberty the daughter of Norman David and Cora O. Jenkinson Oyler. She was raised on the family farm south of Downey, attended Downey School and graduated from West Branch High School in 1930. She completed Business College with honors in Iowa City.
She had been employed at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for 24 years working in the Dietary Dept. as a cook and later was the secretary for the Head Dietician. On September 21, 1935 she was united in marriage to Ted Albin in Princeton, Illinois. She was a member of the Centerdale Club and Cedar Johnson Club. Pearl was the last living of her generation in the Oyler and Albin family.
She is survived by one daughter: Rosalie Fay Black of Rock Island, Illinois and one son: Norman “Buzz” (Annabell) Albin of West Branch. 3 Grandchildren: Richard Black living in Virginia, Laurel Jasper of Dixon, Illinois and Ryan Jasper of Dixon, Illinois. 2 great grandchildren: Derek and Catherine Jasper of Dixon, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ted in 1979, son Wayne in 1954, son-in-law: Gary Black and two brothers: Curtis and Jasper Oyler.