Ted H. Pierce, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2008 after losing his battle with Cancer. He lived 73 wonderful years.
He was born May 25, 1935 in Lyman, Wayne County, Utah to Jonathan Hyrum Pierce, and Thisbe Phoebe Callahan. He was the oldest of seven children. He married Lorraine Webster on June 1, 1959 in the Logan L.D.S. Temple.
Ted is survived by his wife and three of his four children, Mark T. (Elizabeth) Pierce, Heidi (Lance) Hatch, and Dale W. (Krista) Pierce. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Margaret; his parents, Jonathan and Thisbe; and his daughter, Anita (Cliff) Hunsaker.
Ted was a devoted husband and father. He loved his wife and children, and cherished each new grandchild that came into their family. He loved reading, driving fast and watching movies. He loved traveling with his family, and thrived on all the technology that was developed in his lifetime. He served in the 7th Army, 8th Division, Machine Branch, and was stationed in Germany during the Korean War. He was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and was serving the mission he loved at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, when he was diagnosed with Cancer. Ted was dearly loved by everyone who knew him, and he will be greatly missed.
Friends and Family may call on Fri., June 20, 2008 at the Anderson & Sons Mortuary, 49 E. 100 N., American Fork from 6-8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Sat., June 21, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the American Fork 10th Ward Chapel, 507 W. 700 N., American Fork with a Viewing prior to the Services from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Interment: American Fork City Cemetery. Published in the Deseret News on 6/18/2008.