Bonnie Pierson Obituary

Bonnie L. Pierson
Bonnie Pierson
Bonnie L. Pierson

August 11, 1926 - May 26, 2009
Born in Marengo, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA, IA
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Bonnie Lou (Seckel) Pierson, 82, died May 26, 2009. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, May 29, 2009, at Faith Lutheran Church in Clive. Burial will be 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Marengo Cemetery in Marengo, IA.

Bonnie was born in Marengo on August 11, 1926, and had lived in northwest Des Moines since 1954. She married Bob Pierson on June 24, 1948. She retired from Roosevelt High School library after 24 years of dedicated service to the Des Moines Public Schools. Bonnie was a devoted mother, sister, grandma, neighbor and a friend to many who treasured her visits and calls. Her positive outlook was an inspiration. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, American Business Women, a volunteer at Iowa Lutheran Hospital gift shop and her church. She enjoyed playing bridge, board games, Bible study, walking, flower gardening and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She made every family gathering a unique celebration with her creativity and fun-loving spirit.

Bonnie is survived by her sons, Jim (Judy) Pierson of Clarksville, TN, Jeff (Debbie) Pierson of Red Oak, IA and Mark (Tammy) Pierson of Des Moines; nine grandchildren, Lucas, Zane, Callan, Amy, Emily, Rachel, Heidi, Hillary, and Ian; sister, Marietta (Wesley) Heller of Marengo; niece, Lynette (Wilfred) Karsten and nephew, Steve Heller. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel and prior to the service Friday at the church. Memorials may be directed to Faith Lutheran Church.


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, May 28, 2009
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Faith Lutheran Church
10395 University Avenue
Clive, IA US 50325
Friday, May 29, 2009
10:00 AM
I.O.O.F Cemetery
Marengo, IA US
Friday, May 29, 2009


Faith Lutheran Church
10395 University Avenue
Clive, IA