Dorothy Helen Pierce

Dorothy Helen Pierce of Hartford, surrounded by her loving family, passed away at her home on Monday, April 16, 2007 at the age of 92 years. She was born July 24, 1914, the daughter of Adam and Erna (nee Klug) Poltl. In 1936, she married Ernest Pierce, and together they raised their five children.

Dorothy was known for her beautiful gardens. She was along-time member of the First United Methodist Church of Hartford.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Jeff (Cheryl) Pierce of Oakland, Calif., Randy (Julie) Pierce of Hustisford, Penny Neverdosky of Hartford and Robin (Wes) White of Watertown; her six grandchildren; and her sister, Ruth (Julian) Grinde of Belen, N.M.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest; daughter, Jacqueline; and a sister, Mae.

The funeral service for Dorothy was Friday, April 20, 2007 at Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home in Hartford, with Rev. Brian Kundinger officiating. Visitation was on Friday at the funeral home prior to the service. Burial was Saturday, April 21, 2007 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Hartford.

Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home served the family.