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Dorothy Piearson

Published: Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 1:50 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 4:09 p.m. CDT


Dorothy Piearson, 89, of Greenfield died Nov. 26, 2013, at Greenfield Manor.

Services were 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., Osceola. The Rev. Dwayne Henrichs officiated. Interment was in Maple Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.kalefuneralhome.com.

Dorothy Marlyn Piearson, daughter of Ruth (Clayton) and Lloyd Snyder, was born June 1, 1924, in Walnut Grove, Ill.

Dorothy married Donald Piearson.

Dorothy was a housewife when they lived on the farm near Hopeville. Then they moved to Osceola, where she worked at the A&W for many years.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Charles (Yvonne) Piearson of Creston, Laurie Cady of Albuquerque, N.M., and Duane Piearson of Afton; sister Barbara Smith of Illinois, brother Edward Snyder of Arizona, 13 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, three sisters, husband and daughter Jane Garner.

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