Anita Lou Pierce (1937 - 2019)

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Memorial service
Friday, Aug. 16, 2019
11:00 AM
Willamette National Cemetery
Portland, OR
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August 27, 1937 ˜ May 1, 2019
November 15, 1937 ˜ June 23, 2019

Anita Lou Pierce, 81, passed away on May 1, 2019 at home in Vancouver, WA, surrounded by her family. She was born August 27, 1937 in Madison, South Dakota to Merlind and Lillian Berntson.
Anita was smart, caring, was always in charge. She meant business. She attended Dakota State College.
Anita worked as a teacher and bank teller. She was owner/operator of Aladdin’s Home Care Center in Port Angeles, WA. After selling their business, she then went to work at Juvenile Diversion. She was a member of Soroptimist International for many years.
She married Roger Ray Pierce on December 22, 1957.
Anita is survived by her brother, Matt; and sisters, Bonnie and Wess.

Roger Ray Pierce, 81, also passed away on June 23, 2019 at home in Vancouver, WA, surrounded by his family. He was born November 15, 1937 in Brookings, South Dakota to Vernon and Rhoda Pierce.
Roger was an exceptional man who loved his family. He was a hard working man who never gave up on anything or anyone. Roger also went to Dakota State College.
He spent time in the Army. He was also owner/operator of Aladdin’s Home Care Center. After selling the business, Roger went to work for Carpet Cleaners Institute of the Northwest in Vancouver, WA.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Vernon Jr.
Roger is survived by his brother, Glen; and his sister, Juanita.
Together, Anita and Roger are survived by their daughter, Tia; son, Christjan; grandchildren, Sasha, Joshua, Britney and Emily; great-grandchildren, Rylie, Baylee and Daphne; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held for both Roger and Anita on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, OR.
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Published in The Columbian on Aug. 6, 2019
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