Richard Pierce, 84

Richard, Pierce, 84, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 19, 2012, surrounded by his seven children.

He was born Oct. 19, 1927, to the late Harry and Mary (nee Hiner). He was the loving husband to Marion (nee O’Gar) for 57 years.

Richard is survived by his seven cherished children Debra (Shannon) Conlin of California, Daniel of Minnesota, Donald (Sheri) of Illinois, Diane Brody of St. Francis, Dinah (Michael) Nahin of Hartland, David of Franklin and Douglas (Mary-Jo) of Glenbeulah; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and twin sisters Barbara (Jack) Wooten and Beverly Smith. He is further survived by other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by parents, wife Marion, daughter-in-law Wendy Pierce and brother-in-law Ken Smith.

Memorial Mass is on Monday, July 23, 2012 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church (208 E. Washington St., Slinger, WI 53086) at noon, with the Rev. Richard Stoffel officiating. Visitation Monday, July 23, 10:30 a.m.-noon at the church. Private interment will take place at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Catholic Relief Services (P.O. Box 17090 Baltimore, MD 21203-7090 or