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  • Robert D. Pierron

  • Robert D. Pierron was born May 8, 1928, to Francis and Frances Pierron.
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  • Robert Pierron
    Robert D. Pierron was born May 8, 1928, to Francis and Frances Pierron.
    He was a member of St. Joseph of the Valley Church. He attended Bell School thru 8th grade.
    He became a dairy farmer with his Dad and then had his own dairy farm until 1997.
    He helped his Dad dig graves for funerals before machinery was available.
    He was married to Betty Knight on May 17, 1950. They had 7 children.
    He leaves his wife Betty of 62 years, his children Charlene Zink and Larry, Sharon Amburn and Steve, Linda Bradford and John, Judy Moppin and Curtis, Rob Pierron, Beth Houser, and Kelly Dunn and Dana.
    His grandchildren Adam Zink and Jill, Andy Zink and Jeannette, Ryan Zink and Angie, Kimberly Amburn, Steven Amburn, Johnna Flack and Tom, Kevin Bradford and Heidi, Theresa Sickler and Gene, Scott Moppin, Travis Moppin, Amanda Jennings and Brandon, Derek Vance, Blaine Vance, and Miranda Pierron.
    His great grandchildren Brett and Jared Schmalstieg, Cameron and Blake Jennings, Kelsey, Haley, and Lane Bradford, Mason and Eva Sickler, Chantz and Tanner Zink, Piper Zink, and Dustin, Alex, Ashley, and Natalie Zink.
    He is also survived by one great great grandchild Harper Schmalstieg, his brother Raymond Pierron of Topeka, Kan., his sister Anna Higgens of Leavenworth, Kan. and many nieces and nephews.
    Robert was preceded in death by his Mother, Dad, and his brother Bernard.
    Visitation will be Sunday, September 23, 2012, at the Davis Funeral Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. with the Rosary at 6 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the St. Joseph of the Valley Church Monday, September 24, 2012, at 10:30 a.m., with burial following in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
    Memorials are requested to the St. Joseph of the Valley Church or Sunflower Hospice.
    Arrangements are entrusted to the Davis Funeral Chapel.
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