Pierce, Wesley ‘Wes’ William


Wesley “Wes” William Pierce, 82, of Lewiston, died on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at Whitewater Health Services in St. Charles.

Wes was born on October 20, 1935, at the home of his grandparents in rural Winona County. He was the oldest son of Simmons and Hazel (Roth) Pierce. Wes married Janice Giles on November 23, 1960, at the First Presbyterian Church in Utica. Janice passed away on August 28, 2003. Wes served in the National Guard and the United States Army. He worked for Wes Randall as a milk hauler, Lewiston Feed and Produce and lastly for 37 years as a lineman for Tri-County Electric.

Wes enjoyed fishing, gardening and riding his motorcycle. His garden was surrounded by many beautiful peonies. Wes is survived by his son, Jesse (Judy) Pierce of New Prague, Minn.; sisters, Frances (Cleyson) Plank and Norma Laqua both of Lewiston; brothers, Carlos (Helen) Pierce of St. Charles and Dale (Ann) Pierce of Utica; granddaughter, Ashley Grenier; great-granddaughter, Violet Grenier-Butler; and great-grandsons, Declaen and Daxten Grenier. Wes is also survived by his brother-in-law, Don (Nancy) Giles; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice; parents; brother-in-law, Ron Laqua; nephew, Rick Pierce; and great-niece Missy Anderson.

A celebration of his life will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018, at Hoff Funeral & Cremation Service – St. Charles led by Funeral Celebrant, Dianne Rislow. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Please share a memory of Wes, sign his online guestbook and view his video tribute when it becomes available at www.hofffuneral.com.

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