July 30 1934 July 28 2019
Wilmer “Jack” Pierce July 30, 1934 – July 28, 2019 Share this obituary Sign Guestbook| Send Sympathy Card Wilmer C, “Jack” Pierce, 84, of Tomah died Sunday, July 28, 2019 at the Cranberry Court in Tomah. He was born July 30, 1934 to Ivan and Helen (Miller) Pierce in the town of Whitestown, Vernon County. He attended rural schools in Tarr Valley and the Sutton School. He was a member of the Tomah Senior High School Graduating Class of 1952. In his younger years he enjoyed the farm life with the horses and animals, deer hunting, fishing, and ballgames. He loved to play softball and played on a Tunnel City team, and for the Tomah Cash Store in the fast pitch league. He was united in marriage to Lois Wildes on September 15, 1956 at the Methodist Church in Tomah. He worked for Bob Jensen Mobil Station, The City of Tomah Water Department, Fort McCoy, and over 27 years in the Engineering Dept at the Department of Veterans Affairs – Tomah, until his retirement in 1995. Jack was hardworking and was always fixing something and working on his tractors. He was quick witted and always slipping in a joke. He was a dedicated husband, a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and brother. His family always came first. Due to failing health he was in assisted living for the last 3 years and is now at rest. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lois, 4 children, Phyllis (Gerald) Olsen, Wes (Julie) Pierce, Jeff, and Kevin (Linda) Pierce all of Tomah. 9 grandchildren, Brent, Sarah, Chad (Raychel) Olsen, Dennis (Kasey) Pierce, Staci (Sean) Glynn, Maranda (David) Schreier, Zac (Jenn) Pierce, Cole and Kelli Pierce, 12 great-grandchildren, Gavin, Gabby, Sawyer Olsen, Lila, Weston, and Jackson Pierce, Declan and Raegan Glynn, Katherine and Caroline Schreier, Ivan and Tate Pierce, a brother Dale Pierce, a sister Marian (Jesse) Johnson, brothers-in-law Fran Clay, Loren (Vicky) Wildes and Lee Linda Wildes, a sister-in-law Gerrie Clay, brother-in-law, Dean (Mary) Wildes. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, his parents, Ivan and Helen, a sister Majorie, brothers and sisters-in-law Bill (Clarebel) Mike, Dean (Jo) Leland (Patty) Pierce, 2 brothers-in-law, Ronnie Clay and Dale (Louise) Wildes A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019, 11:00 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church, 1105 Butts Ave. Tomah. Pastor Loretta Waughtal will officiate. Burial will be in the Greenfield Cemetery, Tunnel City. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home., 801 E. Monowau St., and at the church on Friday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service. Online condolences may be sent to www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com SERVICES Visitation Thursday, August 01, 2019 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home 801 East Monowau Street Tomah, Wisconsin 54660 Get Directions on Google Maps Funeral Service Friday, August 02, 2019 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM First United Methodist Church 1105 Butts Ave Tomah, WI 54660 Get Directions on Google Maps Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Wilmer Jack Pierce July 30 1934 July 28 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Tomah, state: Wisconsin