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Lucy Helen Pierson Butcher
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1913
Griswold
Cass County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 2002
Atlantic
Cass County
Iowa, USA

("The Journal-Herald" Mar. 21, 2002, p. 4)

Lucy Helen Butcher of Atlantic, Ia. passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at the Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic. She had attained the age of 88 years, two months and 19 days.

Funeral ceremonies were held Friday, March 15 at 1:30 p.m. at the Knutson Funeral Home in Avoca, Ia. with Lay Assistant Wayne Paulsen officiating. Interment was in the Graceland Cemetery in Avoca beside her late husband Dewayne.

Lucy Helen Butcher was born on Dec. 24, 1913 near Griswold, Ia. She was the daughter of John Robert and Clara Nevada Chubick Pierson. She was one of six children in the family.

Lucy attended school in Griswold through the sixth grade at which time her family moved to a log house west of Avoca, Ia. She then attended school at the Franz School west and south of Avoca near Bull Snake Hill.

Lucy was united in marriage to Dewayne Butcher in Avoca on Sept. 2, 1933. They were the parents of nine children.

She spent her life being a homemaker and enjoyed making quilts and gardening. She also enjoyed her many grandchildren's activities. Her family was the highlight of her life.

On Oct. 8, 1999 Lucy took up residents at the Atlantic Nursing and Rehab Center in Atlantic. She enjoyed attending the various activities provided there, especially Bingo.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband in 1969; one son, Albert, in infancy; a grandson, Rickie Flug; a great-grandson Jason Frazier; her brothers, Lester and Cecil; her half-brothers John (Jack), Sidney and Robert Pierson and Alfred Mervin Chubick; and her half-sisters Jennie Stevens, Josephine Garrison and Beulah Nielsen.

She leaves to mourn her passing her children, Eva and husband Kenneth Frazier of Runnells, Ia., Edwin and wife Pat of Omaha, Ne., Helen and husband Joel Flug of Audubon, Ia., John and wife Barbara of Avoca, Larry and wife Penny of Mystic, Ia., Eugene and wife Cheryl of Avoca, Linda and husband Tom Martin of Harlan, Ia., and Dorothy Sievers of Avoca; two sisters, Elsie Lawson of Corning, Ia. and Leona and husband John Lint of Villisca, Ia.; two brothers, Richard Pierson and wife Charlotte of Red Oak, Ia. and Edgar Pierson of Humeston, Ia.; 23 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; besides nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Robert Pierson (1866 - 1948)
  Clara Nevada Chubick Pierson (1887 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  Dewayne Edwin Butcher (1900 - 1969)
 
 Children:
  Albert Dewayne Butcher (1937 - 1937)*
  Dorothy Ann Butcher Sievers (1950 - 2016)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jennie E Stevens (1892 - 1961)**
  John Granville Pierson (1893 - 1963)**
  Sidney Jess Pierson (1895 - 1970)**
  Josephine E Garrison (1898 - 1978)**
  Beulah Irene Pierson Nielsen (1900 - 1947)**
  Robert Boyd Pierson (1903 - 1980)**
  Alfred Mervin Chubick (1909 - 1976)**
  Lucy Helen Pierson Butcher (1913 - 2002)
  Elsie Pearl Pierson McCuen-Lawson (1916 - 2005)*
  Edgar Owen Pierson (1918 - 2005)*
  Lester Leroy Pierson (1920 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
BUTCHER
Lucy H.
Married Sept. 2, 1933
Parents of Eva, Albert, Edwin, Helen
John, Larry, Eugene, Linda, Dorothy
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Avoca
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Barbara Butcher
Originally Created by: Patty C
Record added: Mar 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25146920
Lucy Helen <i>Pierson</i> Butcher
Added by: Barbara Butcher
 
 
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Rest in peace 6th cousin twice removed
- Larry & Helen in Ok.
 Added: May. 23, 2014
Tenderly we treasure the past, with memories that will always last.
- Paula M Brown
 Added: Mar. 2, 2012
 
 
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