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Pete Ralph Pierson
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1934
Monte Vista
Rio Grande County
Colorado, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 2011
Palm Desert
Riverside County
California, USA

Pete Ralph Pierson, 76, of Palm Desert, CA passed away March 18, 2011 in Palm Desert, of Alzheimer's. He was born August 5, 1934, to Ralph Pierson and Marie Clark in Monte Vista, CO. He married Muriel Compagnon Ditton on May 25, 1986 in Santa Barbara, CA. He owned and operated Hickory Pits Rib Houses in Napa, San Leandro, Walnut Creek, Oakland and Hayward, CA for over 25 years. He was a member of Knight of Columbus (4th Degree) Elks Club. He is survived by spouse, Muriel Pierson of Palm Desert, CA; daughters, Susan McKenzie of Danville, CA, Christine Baggett of Pleasanton, CA, Laurie Pierson Bazzani of Ukiah, CA, Nancy Jannisse of Danville, CA and step-daughter, Jennifer Nellis of Bermuda Dunes, CA; sons, Michael Pierson of Santa Barbara, CA and step-son, Michael Ditton of Ventura, CA; sister, Pat Da Valle of Clearlake, CA; 16 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A visitation will be on March 24, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary held at 7:00 p.m. in the Ramon Chapel of Forest Lawn Cathedral City. A funeral service will be held on March 25, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Palm Springs, CA. Interment will be held at a future date at Calvary Cemetery, Santa Barbara, CA. The family suggests that donations be made to 5 Star Alzheimer's Association , 42-201 Beacon Hill #A, Palm Desert, CA 92211. Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries.

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Published in The Desert Sun on March 23, 2011 
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 23, 2011
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Pete Ralph Pierson
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