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Adeline Ester Pierce (Burr)

Adeline Ester Pierce (Burr)

Adeline Ester Pierce (Burr), age 83 of Wilton, MN died Friday September 20, 2013 at her home

A Private Celebration of Life will be held at Ridgewood Baptist Church in Bemidji, MN with burial in Solway Cemetery under the direction of the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home.

She was born November 15, 1929 to Minnie Burr. Adie was baptized and gave her life to Jesus and the redemption she found in him. She attended grade school at Long Lake and attended grade 7 and 8 in Bemidji High School. She later married Herbert Frank Pierce on May 10, 1946. They lived in Bemidji for the first years of their lives and were blessed with four children. They moved to Washington and later returned to the range area where they were blessed with their fifth child, who was a welcome surprise, named Jim. They then moved to Bemidji where Adeline stayed for the remainder of her life. Adie loved working in the yard, taking care of her flowers, and raising her beautiful family.

Adie is survived by three sons: Ronald (Irene) Pierce of Solway, Darrell (Carol) Pierce of Wilton, and James (Theresa) Pierce of Bemidji. Two daughters: Judith (Clary) Sweno and

Diana (Michael) Lislegard both of Embarrass, MN. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Adie is preceded in death by her husband Herbert Frank Pierce, her mother Minnie Lund, and her sisters and brothers.

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