Howard Rierson


Obituary




Howard RIERSON, 1910 - 2001 
   
Surnames: NORDLIE, RIERSON 
  
The Daily Tribune [Wisconsin Rapids Wood Co WI], May 16 2001, P5A

Howard Gilmer Rierson, 90, of Adams, died Sunday, May 13, 2001, at University 
Hospital-Madison, after a sudden illness.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Arkdale. 
Interment will be in East Arkdale Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded 
by Adams Veterans of Foreign Wars Lodge 6279, Red Cloud American Legion Post 
250 and Snyder Richardson American Legion Post 273.

Mr. Rierson was born Aug. 23, 1910, in the Adams County town of Strongs 
Prairie, to Reier and Caroline (Nordlie) Rierson.

He served in the U.S. Army for three years during World War II. He moved to 
Woodstock, Ill., in 1950, and worked as a welder for Browns Manufacturing, 
retiring in 1972. He returned to Adams County in 1995.

Survivors include one brother, Harold (Agatha), of Arkdale; and 19 nieces 
and nephews.

Friends may call at the church from 10-11 a.m. Saturday.

Roseberry's Funeral Home and Crematory, Friendship, is in charge of 
arrangements.
 



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