John H. Pierce

John Henry Pierce, 66, of Cambridge and Palisade, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Riverwood Health Care Center in Aitkin.  

He was born July 26, 1953, in Little Falls to Harold John and Hazel Joann (Swenson) Pierce. John was united in marriage to Gloria Jean (Bellika) on July 12, 1980, in North Minneapolis. He worked for: Milwaukee Road, Soo Line, and Canadian Pacific Railroad for a combined 43 years before his retirement. He was a member of Themadones Motorcycle Club of Minneapolis. John loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and farming.

He was preceded in death by his parents Harold John and Hazel Joann (Swenson) Pierce; son Travis Bellika Pierce; sister Carol Joann Pierce.

John is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Gloria Jean Pierce; three children: John William Pierce of Isanti, Sissy Ann Pierce (Dave Mossberg) of Isanti, Brenda Lee Maness of Florida; seven grandchildren: Kevin, Dustin, Stevie, Nichole, Kanzis and Jennifer, Ricky; many great-grandchildren; brother Kenneth Harold Pierce of Oklahoma; sister Christine Mary Longie (Dave) of North East Minneapolis, and many other special relatives and friends.  

Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at Long Lake Lutheran Church in Isanti.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Long Lake Lutheran Cemetery. Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Aitkin assisted John’s family with arrangements. www.srtfuneral.com

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