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John Henry Pierce

July 26, 1953 ~ November 30, 2019 (age 66)

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John Henry Pierce, 66 of Cambridge and Palisade died Saturday, November 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 Rail Road for a combined 43 years before his retirement.  He was a member of Themadones Motorcycle Club of Minnesota.  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;

3 children: John William Pierce of Isanti,

Sissy Ann Pierce (Dave Mossberg) of Isanti,

Brenda Lee Maness of Florida;

7 grandchildren: Kevin, Dustin, Stevie, Nichole, Kanzis, Jennifer, and 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 11:00A.M. -  Friday, December 13, 2019 at Long Lake Lutheran Church in Isanti.  Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church.  Burial will be in Long Lake Lutheran Church Cemetery.  Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home & Cremation Services assisted John's family with arrangements.

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