DUANE PIERCE

Duane Pierce, born in Lebanon, OR February 6, 1928 to Frances (Frum-Slater) and Fred Pierce, passed away peacefully February 27, 2020 in Maple Valley, WA.

Duane enlisted in the Navy during his Junior year of high school and served from 1945-1947. He later joined the National Guard of the United States (1947-1951) before working for and retiring from Pan American Airlines (1953-1983).

Duane married his college sweetheart, Janice (Pitner), in 1952.

He was preceded in death by Janice, his wife of 63 years, and an infant son. Duane is survived by his sons Greg (Cheryl) and Gary (Marissa) along with 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild.

Duane was a devoted and thoughtful family man who loved the Lord. He is already dearly missed.

Memorial service was held March 5th, 2020 at Hobart Community Church. Interment at Sand Ridge Cemetery, Lebanon, OR.


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