Jane E. Pierson

Aug. 6, 1927 - July 8, 2006

Jane Evelyn Pierson, 78, of Waukesha, died Saturday, July 8, 2006, at her home.

Born on Aug. 6, 1927, she was the daughter of Frederick and Norma (nee Lange) Trushinske.

Jane married her husband, Edwin, on Oct. 1, 1949, at the Evangelical and Reformed United Church of Christ in Waukesha. The couple were able to enjoy 54 years together before Edwin’s passing April 24, 2004. After Edwin suffered a stroke, she dedicated 17 years of her life caring for him.

Surviving are her daughter, Teri Pierson, of Waukesha and her sons, Marty (Nancy) Pierson of New Berlin, David (Kellie) Pierson of Pewaukee and Jeff (Annette) Pierson of Athens, Tenn. Also surviving are her grandchildren Jude, Luke, Jared, Andrew, Elizabeth, Jeremy, Justin, Brandon and Melissa; her great-grandchildren Hannah and Matthew; and many other relatives and friends.

Along with her parents and husband, she is predeceased by his sister Ruth and brother Larry.

A memorial service celebrating Jane’s life will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 11 at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 237 N. Moreland Blvd. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the American Heart Association, 660 East Mason St., Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53202.

The family extends a special thank you to ProHealth Hospice, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Moreland Family Medicine and the Medical Center Pharmacy for all of their special care and support.

For more information, call Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 542-6609 or visit www.waukeshafuneralhome.com for online obituaries, directions or condolences.