Owen Pierce , age 86, died July 21, 1998 in Murray, Utah.

Born September 18, 1911 in Fayette, Utah, son Orson Harvey and Mary Laverna Taysom Pierce. Married Florine O. Erickson, April 19, 1943 in Evanston; later solemnized in the Manti Temple. She preceded him in death June 18, 1993. He was a member of the LDS Church. Employed as a crane operator at a steel plant.Survived by two sons, Wayne (Annette) Pierce, West Jordan; Deloy (Karen) Pierce, Farmington; one daughter, Janice (Mark) Olsen, Midvale; Ed Muir (son-in-law), Orem; five sisters, Pearl Ault, Clora McPherson, Lucile Shepherd, Faye Allred, Leatrice Sandor; 11 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by daughter, Arda Jean Muir.

Funeral services will be held Monday, July 27, 1998, 12 noon at West Jordan 43rd Ward, 6695 South 2200 West. Friends may call Sunday, 6-8 p.m. at McDougal West Jordan Mortuary, 1861 West 7800 South and Monday at the church, 11-11:45 a.m. Interment, Orem City Cemetery.

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