72, Blue Springs, MO, formerly of Galesburg, died Thursday, December 14, 2006 at her daughter’s home in Boise, ID.
She was born June 30, 1934 in Galesburg, the daughter of Troy Edmond and Bessie Lorene German Roach. She married Nels Sheldon Pierson on June 27, 1954 in Galesburg. He survives.
Also surviving is a daughter, Shari (and Michael) Durbin, Boise, 3 grandchildren, Ashley, Ryan, and Stacey Durbin, and a brother, Don Roach. She was preceded in death by her parents.
She was a homemaker. She also was a computer programmer for ERC Insurance Company in Overland Park, KS.
She graduated from Galesburg High School and from Longview Community College with an Associate of Arts degree. She was a former member of First Baptist Church in Galesburg and a member of First Methodist Church in Independence, MO. She was a member of the Rainbow Girls and the ERC Christmas Collection Group. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery, crocheting, and her grandchildren. She had lived in St. Charles, MO and Blue Springs.
Funeral will be 1:30 PM Wednesday in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. The Rev. Daniel Siems will officiate. Visitation will be 12:30 to 1:30 PM Wednesday at the chapel. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.