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Tampico Tornado, Thursday, April 4, 1963


April 4 1963


Sivard Pierson Taken By Death

Sivard Pierson, a well known farmer in the Leon community, died suddenly at his home Tursday morning. He was 67 years old.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in the Gardner chapel, Prophetstown, with Rev. Brent Doan, pastor of the Leon Methodist church, officiating.

Mrs. Howard Matthews served as organist and accompanied the soloist, James Duling.

Mrs. Ray Gustafson, Mrs. Roy Winkler, Mrs. John Albright Sr., and Hill Crest Greenhouse were in charge of the flwoers.

Burial was in the Leon cemetery with Ronald Gibson, Albert Forward, John Albright Sr., Ray Gustafson, Henry Dietz and Howard Matthews serving as pallbearers.

Mr. Pierson was born May 15, 1895, the son of Swan and Anna Monson Pierson, in Das Utam Nasum, Sweden. He came to the United States when he was 18 years old and settled in the Leon community. On January 17, 1923, he married Myrtle Darlene Lindquist in the Leon parsonage. They had farmed in that community all their married life.

He is survived by his wife; four sons, Raymond and Richard, Sterling, Clarence, Tampico, and Dean at home; one daughter, Mrs Kenneth (Betty Jean)Cherry, Sterling; eight grandchildren and six sisters who reside in Sweden.

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