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Services for Wesley V. Pierson, 85, of Claremont will be 11:00 am, Tuesday, November 6th at the United Methodist Church, Claremont. Rev. Ryan Mutzenberger will officiate assisted by Rev. Doyle Ellis. Burial will follow in Huffton Cemetery under the direction of Paetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel, Groton. www.paetznick-garness.com Military rites will be provided by Harold Feser Post #262, Claremont.
Visitation will be held at the church from 9-11 am on Tuesday.
Wesley passed away November, 2, 2007 at Golden Living Center, Groton.
Wesley Victor Pierson was born on June 28, 1922 in Claremont to George W. and Mabel (Watkins) Pierson. He attended school and later graduated from Claremont High School. He enlisted in the United States Navy in November of 1942 and served until March of 1946. Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Claremont and farmed with his father. During the winter months, Wes traveled to California to work before returning in the springs. Wes continued to farm in Claremont following the death of his parents.
Wes was a member of the United Methodist Church and American Legion Post #262, Claremont.
Grateful for having shared in his life are his sisters; Doris M. Raap of Aberdeen, Donna Oster of Steele, ND, Maxine Rowland of Minnetonka, MN and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents and two sisters; Ruby Fern and Gloria Corrigan.
Honorary Casketbearers will be all of Wesley's nieces and nephews.
Casketbearers will be Warren Pierson, Charles Oster, Robert Oster, Tim Olson, Eugene Raap and Arden Raap.
Ushers for the service are Alan Raap and Dan Olson.