Doris A. Pierson, age 90 of Hamburg, IA passed away on Friday; August 22, 2014.
Doris Ann (Bennett) Pierson was born on August 14, 1924; the daughter of Clyde and Wauneta Meek (Baker) Bennett and attended school in Hamburg, IA.
She was united in marriage to Carl Irwin Pierson on May 18, 1940. He preceded her in death in 1988.
Doris worked at various jobs over the years. She worked at Wright’s Orchard and Interstate Nurseries both in Hamburg and at Ocoma Foods in Nebraska City. She also worked at the former Lakeview Restaurant/Gas Station west of Hamburg. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her children: Terry Pierson of Hamburg, IA; Wauneta Sue Winkler and husband Charlie of Hamburg; Carolyn Jean Poirier and husband Gary of Cloquet, MN and Janice Kay Martin and husband John of Mt. Vernon, OH; 18 grandchildren, numerous great and great-great grandchildren; a sister in law Marge Bennett of Hamburg, IA; other family and friends.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two children: Carl “Butch” Pierson in 2010 and Judith Ann Bennett in 2011; twin infants Linda Kay and Lynn Ray and three siblings: Carl Bennett, Pauline Meek and Vernon Bennett.
Graveside Funeral Services will be held Wednesday morning (August 27) at 10:30 a.m. at Mt. Olive Cemetery southeast of Hamburg, IA with Pastor Tom Beutler officiating; burial will follow the services.
Viewing is open from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg, IA.
Remembrances may be left at
Rash-Gude Funeral Home, Hamburg, IA in charge of the funeral arrangements.