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-Pearle L. Call-

Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at the funeral home.           

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Pearle L. “Poss” Call, 75, of Muscatine, died Saturday, May 16, 2009, at Lutheran Homes.           

Casket bearers will be Cochise Call, Jerry Tisor, Jeremy Tisor, Dennis Campbell, Gary Gafeller, Jericho Call, Travis Tisor, and Korie Gafeller.  Burial will be in Columbus City Cemetery.     

Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association.  Online condolences for the Call family may be left at www.wittichfuneralhome.com

Pearle was born on August 8, 1933, in Nichols, the son of George Tucker and Polina Craig Call.  He married Edith Cordwell in 1952 and they later divorced.

He worked for the Rock Island Railroad for 12 years; he then drove truck for 28 years retiring in 1994.

He enjoyed spending time with kids and his grandkids.

Survivors include three sons, William L. Call and wife, Donna of Muscatine, Robert L. Call and wife, Mary of Muscatine, and Thomas L. Call of Davenport; two daughters, Debra K. Meador and fiancé, Jack Wiechert of Letts, and Anna Marie Beason of Muscatine; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson; two brothers, Daniel Call of Columbus City, and William Call of Muscatine; and three sisters, Sharon Allen of Columbus Junction, Levada Osborn of Altoona, and Leah Dewitt of Columbus Junction.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and three sisters

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