ROCKY BOY - Pearl Jean Zumbaum, 57, of Rocky Boy and Havre, died Friday, April 7, 2006, at Benefis Health Care in Great Falls of cancer.
Her memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Darlene Berger's residence in Rocky Boy with Pastor Marvin Russette officiating.
Pearl was born Oct. 3, 1948, in Fort Belknap to Phillip Elkhead and Marion (Russette) Saddler. She was raised in Rocky Boy, attending grade school there. She also attended school in St. Pierre, S.D., and college in Mandan, N.D., and Northern Montana College in 1980.
She married Russell L. Zumbaum in 1967 at Rocky Boy. They worked in a carnival for 10 years, while living in Bismarck, N.D. In 1978, they moved to Rocky Boy and then to Havre, where Pearl worked at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd and later transferred to Northern Montana Hospital and Northern Montana Care Center.
Her hobbies include crocheting, reading and taking care of her pets.
Pearl was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, one nephew and both grandparents.
Survivors include her husband, Russell of Havre; son, Russell L. (Dawn) Zumbaum Jr. of Have; sister, Faith Saddler of Webster, Wis.; brother, Robert (Peggy) Russette of Minneapolis; sister, Rose (Andy) Bellile of Hayward, Wis.; niece, Charlene Sutherland of Webster, Wis.; sister, Edwina (Tony) Saddler of Havre; and four grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of Holland & Bonine Funeral Home.