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Estelle Elizabeth Pemberton

Estelle Elizabeth Pemberton

Estelle Elizabeth Pemberton, 75, of Cass Lake, MN, died Monday, June 30, 2014 at her home in Cass Lake.

Memorial Services will be 11:00 am, Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the St. Charles Catholic Church in Cass Lake, MN with Father Kuriakose "K.K." Nediakala officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8:00pm, Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Cease Family Funeral Home of Cass Lake and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Cass Lake, MN under the direction of the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji.

She was born on September 22, 1938, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin the daughter of Harold and Adelaide (Cisler) White. She was raised and educated in Milwaukee. She met and married LeRoy Pemberton Sr. in Milwaukee on December 17, 1955. Together they had 13 children, and Estelle devoted all of her life to raising and caring for the children, her husband, and many others. They moved to Cass Lake in 1979 and have lived there since. She enjoyed baking, sewing, dancing, bingo, gardening, board games, and Sudoku. Estelle was an amazing woman with a heart of gold, she touched the lives of many by her simple acts of kindness and generosity.

She is survived by:

Husband LeRoy Mark Pemberton Sr.

Sister Grace (Randy) Hadley --- White House TN

Children:Daughter) Cheryl (Jamie) Lee, Vail, Arizona

Son) LeRoy Pemberton Jr. Fargo ND

Son) Mark (Missy) Pemberton, Cass Lake MN

Son) Mike (Peggy) Pemberton, Red Lake, MN

Daughter) Lori (Jeb) Fredericks, Halliday ND

Daughter) Terri (Richard) Pemberton, Bemidji MN

Son) Chris (Collette) Pemberton, Cass Lake, MN

Son) Paul Pemberton, Mahnomen, MN

Son) Joel (Tracey) Pemberton, Cass Lake, MN

Daughter) Shawn Pemberton, Cass Lake, MN

Son) Eric (Jenny) Pemberton, Cass Lake, MN

21 Grandchildren, and 10 Great-Grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Sandra Utley, son Joseph Gerard, granddaughter Manda Laine Utley, Grandson LeRoy Pemberton III, sisters Mary Pawlak, Jane Light, and brother Bob White.

Active Casketbearers will be: Thomas Tryon, Jerick Pemberton, Corey Pemberton, Roger Strong Jr., Camren DeCoteau, Terick Frazer, Joseph Pemberton, Nathan Messer Jr., Cale Fredericks, Cainen Fredericks, Anthony Pemberton, Gavin Pemberton, Jakob Klatt.

In lieu of flowers please send memorials to Sanford Hospice or Oncology.

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