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Bonnie LaVoy Pierce

Bonnie LaVoy Pierce

Bonnie LaVoy Pierce

- April 4, 2019

Bonnie LaVoy Pierce, 79, of Belle Fourche passed away on April 3, 2019 at the Hospice House in Rapid City in the company of her family.

She was born on September 20, 1939 in Aberdeen, SD to James and Bertha (Torrence) Tomek. She married Verle Pierce in 1955 and together they had three children, Jess, John and Lanna.

Bonnie was very proud of helping to create St Paul Catholic Church's Annual Biker's Breakfast and the Rancher's Club, a group that promotes collaboration and socialization among ranchers. She was a member of the Amvet Auxillary and the Belle Fourche Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi.  Her family and friends were extremely important to Bonnie and she rarely missed an opportunity to let them know she loved them.

Bonnie leaves behind her former husband of more than 41 years, Verle Pierce of Belle Fourche; children, Jess (Patti) Pierce of Gillette, WY, and John (Kris) Pierce of Hulett, WY; her grandchildren, Adam Pierce of Gillette, WY, Robert (Amy) Pierce of St. Cloud, FL, Jamie Pierce of Eureka, CA, Dane (JaNel) Carr of Rozet, WY, Cristina (Jerry Lower) Bryan of Gillette, WY and Shawn Bryan of Rapid City, SD; great grandchildren, Melissa Pierce, Lincoln Pierce, Daxton Pierce and Liam Carr and countless friends, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her loving parents, James and Bertha Tomek; step-mother Ardith Tomek; daughter, Lanna Bryan; grandson, Ryan Pierce; brothers, Jerald Johnson and Glen Johnson; sisters, Delores Lowell and Gloria Johnson; sister-in-law, Margaret Johnson; brother-in-law, James Lowell, all of whom surely welcomed her to her heavenly home.

Visitation will be held Sunday, April 7 from 5 to 7 PM at St. Paul Catholic Church in Belle Fourche with a Rosary at 7:30 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 8 at 10:00 AM at the Church with Interment following at Pine Slope Cemetery in Belle Fourche. The family extends an invitation for everyone to join them for a luncheon at the Branding Iron following the interment.

The family suggests memorial gifts to Regional Health Hospice of Rapid City. Condolences may be mailed to Jess Pierce, 1703 Violet Ln, Gillette WY 82716.

An online guest book is available at klinefuneralchapel.com

Phone number: 605-347-4455
E-mail: [email protected]
Address: 1612 Junction Avenue, Suite #1
Sturgis, SD 57785