Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
October 2, 1972 - Monday, pg 2
Amiel Pierson, Princeton, Dies
Manlius: - Amiel Pierson, 86, Princeton, retired farmer, died Saturday at Princeton. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Yorktown Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Joel Rustad officiating. Burial will be in Yorktown Cemetery. Friends may visit at the Howard Johnson Funeral Home at Manlius, from 7-9 p.m. Monday. Memorials may be directed to the Yorktown Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.
Amiel Pierson was born Nov. 13, 1886 in Fairfield Township, the son of Nels and Anna Peterson Pierson. He married Anna Lickhard Jan. 16, 1907. He was a member of the Yorktown Lutheran Church.
Survivors include two sons, Vernon, Sheffield, and Clarence, Forreston; one daughter, Mrs. Howard (Arlene) Hansen, Tampico; 11 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, two brothers and six sisters.