Pearl A. Birkholz

September 29, 1928 – August 30, 2013

Pearl A. Birkholz, 84, of Fond du Lac, died Friday, August 30, 2013 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 29, 1928 on the family farm in Eden, the daughter of Ervin “Ernie” and Emma (Prindle) Odekirk. On September 7, 1950 she married Leonard Birkholz in Weyauwega, WI. Pearl worked at Campbellsport Shoe Factory, Regalware and many years at St. Joseph’s Convent in Campbellsport as a nurse’s aide. She loved collecting clocks and had hundreds of them at one point in her life. Pearl was a member of First United Methodist Church in Campbellsport.

She is survived by three daughters; Lynne Birkholz of Fond du Lac, Wanda (Daryl) Ackerman of Campbellsport, and Renee (Terry) Norskog of Plymouth; four grandchildren, Ryan Ackerman (David Redlin) of Milwaukee, Marcy (Mike) Arizola of Eustis, FL, Ashley (Tyler) Kruse of Plymouth and Randall (Heather) Norskog of Sheboygan; five great-grandchildren, Jordan, Connor and Isaac Kruse, and Austin and Madison Arizola; a sister, Eunice Odekirk and a brother, Ervin Odekirk, Jr..  She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and one sister, Lillian Anderson.


Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held a later date.

Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A guestbook and memorial can be found at