Pearl Weil, 95, of Zap, ND, went home to her heavenly father on December 25, 2019 at the Knife River Care Center, Beulah surrounded by her loved ones. Services will be held at 1:00 PM CST, Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at Zion Lutheran Church, Beulah with Pastor Mary Lou Aune officiating. Burial will follow at St. Luke’s Cemetery, Zap, ND. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Pearl (Buchmann) Weil was born on August 11th 1924 to John and Carolina (Scheidt) Buchmann of rural Hazen. She grew up on a farm south of Hazen and was one of ten siblings. On the farm is where she acquired many of her numerous talents.
Pearl married Alvin Weil on September 23, 1945 in Beulah. Together they raised three children Carmen, Allen and Davey. Her children were her pride and joy. Pearl was the definition of Mom and always welcomed anyone with open arms. She was always willing to take anyone in need into her home. She worked at the Greystone Hotel in Beulah as a waitress before she moved onto a new cook position at the Beulah Community Nursing Home.
Pearl was truly a jack of all trades. She was a baker, gardener, seamstress, writer, artist, musician, and fisherman. She was very well known for her wedding cake baking with her sister Wilma. Her greenhouse was also well renowned. She could also operate a backhoe and was a state certified welder. One of her passions was horse racing. She was very fond of both Victory Circle and Lucky Seven. Pearl would often cook meals large enough to feed the entire neighborhood. Pearls name was truly fitting to her. She always shined beautiful and bright just like a pearl.
She is survived by her sons, Allen Weil, Davey (Christy) Weil, son-in-law, Bennie Dschaak; 10 grandchildren, Julie Dschaak, Tracy (Ashley) Weil, Candice (Brian) McNamee, Carrie (Shawn) Keesler, Allen Lee Weil, Dawn (Jesse) Wrangham, Autumn (Craig) Schaan, Jesse Weil, Leah Weil, and Mercades Maddock; 11 great-grandchildren, Jordan Weil, Brandi and Maddisen Flemmer, Jaedyn Keesler, Jaycee Weil, Danica and Delaney Schaan, Rylee Weil, Jaida and Gracie and four siblings; Johnny (Linda), Caroline, Donald and Eugene. She was preceded in death by her parents; her children’s father, Alvin; her daughter, Carmen Dschaak; grand-daughter, Sharmain Dschaak; grandson, Michael Iverson; five siblings, Wilma Thomas, Otto Buchmann, Ramona Kasanke, Roseann Sasse, and Gladys Moos.
Arrangements conducted by Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah and Hazen
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