Donn Richard Pierce
October 25, 1935 - February 7, 2010
Claypool, IN- Donn Richard Pierce, 74, (Palestine Lake) passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2010 after a brief illness. Donn attended Central High School and South Bend College of Commerce. He was born on October 25, 1935 in South Bend to the late Donald Adam and Elsie (Fozo) Pierce.
He served in the Korean War and after many years retired from Carborundum/ Unifrax. He was a member of the Gold Wing Club Chapter F of Warsaw, American Legion Post 49 of Warsaw, DAV Post 19 of Elkhart, Moose and Eagles of Warsaw and Legion Riders of Kosciusko County. His lifelong love of fishing and gardening gave him great enjoyment.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years Jeanne (Ward) Pierce; children Cyndi (Deb Davis) Pierce of Wakarusa, IN, Debby (Troy) Winnestaffer of Millersport, OH, Gregory Scott (Maurilia) Pierce II of Murfreesboro, TN; grandchildren Amber, Adam (Amber) of Ohio, Mayra, Scotty, Leanne of TN; great grandchildren, Savannah and Conner of Ohio; brother, Gary Pierce of Minneapolis, MN; nieces, Sara (Allen Holzheimer) Pierce of Minneapolis, MN, Abby Pierce of Indianapolis, IN; great nephew Pierce of MN.
We remember a man who loved and was loved deeply and dearly by his family and friends. He will be immeasurably missed.
The family would like to thank the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care for their loving care and kindness.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, 111 Sunnybrook Ct., South Bend, IN 46637, www.centerforhospice.org.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Hahn Funeral Home 505 W. 8th Street, Mishawaka is in charge of handling the arrangements.
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