Mrs. Maude B. Person Dies, Funeral Monday

Manlius: - Mrs. Maude Edna Black Pierson, 74, died Thursday afternoon at her home in Manlius.

The body was removed to the Johnson Funeral Home where friends may call Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Manlius, the Rev. Palmer Nestlander, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Manlius Cemetery.

Mrs. Pierson was born Feb. 3, 1887, the daughter of James and Rebecca Black. She was married to William Sandrock, who preceded her in death in 1913. She married Bert Pierson on Feb. 28, 1917. She moved to Manlius to make her home in September 1959.

She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Manlius.

Survivors are three sons, Lloyd Sandrock, North Pekin; Gilbert Pierson, Manlius; Lester Pierson, Rock Falls; two daughters, Mrs. Delbert (Edna) Edlefson, Manlius; Mrs. George (Viva) Alund, Bensenville,; 17 grandchildren, five great grandchildren; two brothers, Jesse Black, Sterling; Floyd Black, Fenton; and one sister, Mrs. James (Mabel) Atchley, Rock Falls.

She was preceded in death by Mr. Pierson and one brother, Arthur Black.

(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, December 4, 1961 - Saturday, page 6, submitted by Melva L. Taylor)




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