Bay City, Michigan
Pearl R. Drayer passed away Monday July 9, 2012 at Brian’s House age 76 years. Daughter of the late Severin & Pearl (Kleinert) Arnesen she was born November 5, 1935 in Bay City. She married William Drayer March 12, 1955. He predeceased her February 1, 2008. Pearl was a member of Faith Lutheran Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, going camping, watching all kinds of wildlife and working in her garden.
Surviving are six sons: David Drayer, Daniel (Ashley) Drayer, Gregory Drayer, William Jr., (Amy) Drayer, Stephen (Yvonne) Drayer, Paul (Michelle) Drayer, twelve grandchildren; Summer, Aaron (Danielle), Bill, Kellie Drayer, Amanda (Joel) Hall, Nicole, Tyler, Kevin, Alyssa, Jordan, Jacob & Katelyn Drayer, five step-grandchildren; Jesse, Cassidy, Ally, Brock & Taylor and three great-grandchildren; Erik, Kaiden and Elijah. Also surviving are three sisters and one brother; Beth Patterson, Marion Priem, Jean Carrier, Fred (Carol) Arnesen, a sister in-law; Jean (Jim) Eager, a brother in-law; Herman (Lucy) Drayer and many nieces, nephews and special friends. She was predeceased by two brothers’ in-law; Herb Patterson and Elmer Priem.
Funeral Service will take place Friday July 13, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from Faith Lutheran Church. Rev. Daniel Meckes will officiate with burial in Elm Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Friday after 10:00 A.M. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Faith Lutheran Church Building Fund or Brian’s House.