Pearl C. VanLuven

Pearl C. Van Luven, of Oxford, passed away on March 8, 2018. She was 78.Pearl Van Luven Photo

Pearl is the beloved wife of the late Carl Cecil Van Luven; dear mother of Thomas, Susanne, Patricia, Dennis, Eric and Heather; adoring grandmother of 10; and great-grandmother of 26.

She was preceded in death by her husband Carl and grandsons, Joshua Roudabush and Justin Van Luven. Pearl was born in Newberry in 1939, the only child of Charles Morse and Madeline Hanley Morse.

She worked as a teller for Pontiac State Bank at the Pontiac and Oxford locations, as a customer service representative for Kmart in Orion and as a waitress for the Nugget in Oxford. Pearl was a 50-year member of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church and a scout leader for both the Boy and Girl Scouts. She was an accomplished doll maker and enjoyed crafts, sewing, drawing, reading, gardening, travel and adventure.

Most importantly, Pearl was a loving wife, mother and friend who loved homemaking and family time. Private family services have been held. Reflections may be shared with the family at


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