1923 — Nov. 19, 2012
Pearalee Bilodeau passed away at the age of 88 in her home on Nov. 19, 2012. Born in Rice Lake, Wis., she married her loving husband, Mahlon, in Little Rock, Ark., during World War II. Their six children were born in Minneapolis, Minn., and the family moved to California in 1963. She enjoyed traveling, reading, sewing and creating crafts of all kinds.
A devoted wife and mother, Pearalee is survived by her husband of 69 years, Mahlon; sons, David (Koko), William (Sally) and Bruce (Deborah); daughters, Virginia (Roger), Patricia (David) and Gloria (Rich); 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Nov. 23, at 11 a.m., at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in El Dorado Hills, Calif.