Herbert Pierce

Herbert Pierce

Des Moines

Herbert Pierce, 82, died Saturday, February 2, 2013. Herbert was born on December 18, 1930 in Van Meter, Iowa to Nellie (Wright) and Earl Pierce.

A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 8, 2013 at Park Avenue Christian Church, 3219 SW 9th Street. Burial will follow the service at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Family will greet friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, at the church.

Herbert was an active member of the Isaac Walton League. He also served his country proudly in the United States Navy during the Korean War.

Herbert is survived by his daughters, Jonell (Chris) Bolten, Allison (Doug) Clemons and Charlotte (Michael) Brown; his grandchildren, Richard Battanti, Anson Pierce, Laura Pierce, Nathaniel Battanti and Zachery Brown; and sisters, Vivian Rhoades and Janice McGee.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Delores; his parents, five brothers and two sisters.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in memory of Herbert.

On-line condolences may be directed to


Funeral Home

Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW Ninth Street Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 285-3911

Published in Des Moines Register on Feb. 5, 2013