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Obituaries for the day of October 7, 2011
Bates, Walker, Pierce
LOCAL FUNERALS AND VISITATIONS
Oct. 8 — Emmett Bailey, remembrance gathering, 2 p.m., Emmett’s cabin, Glass Hill Road, La Grande
Oct. 10 — Lindsey Pierce, casual dress celebration of life, 4 p.m., Summerville Baptist Church; dinner for family and friends to follow, Imbler Elementary School
Lindsey L. Pierce
Lindsey was born Feb. 25, 1955, to Artie and Irene (Raymond) Pierce in Fowler, Calif. He grew up in Elgin and attended schools in Elgin and La Grande. After graduation, he married Carolyn Olp.
They are the parents of five children.
Lindsey was employed with Boise Cascade and worked in the particle board plant in Elgin. He served as a volunteer firefighter for most of his life and was currently serving as Imbler Fire Chief.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing and coaching softball. One of his favorite activities was game night with his family. Lindsey was an active volunteer in the community.
Surviving are his wife, Carolyn; children and their spouses, Dena Pierce of La Grande, Tonia Snider of Summerville, Malessa and Joseph Molina of Topeka, Kan., Amber and Justin Clark of Summerville and Nathen Pierce of Summerville; siblings and their spouses, Artie and Layla Pierce of Tillamock, Roberta and Dale Witherspoon of Elgin and Raymond Morrison of Pahrump, Nev.; an aunt; 10 grandchildren; seven granddaughters; three grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.
Lindsey was preceded in death by his parents, Artie and Irene.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to help with Lindsey’s medical expenses would be appreciated. Checks may be made to Carolyn Pierce in care of Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St., La Grande OR 97850.