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Marvin Pierce

Memorial services for Marvin Ellsworth Pierce of Grass Valley will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, at George L. Klumpp-Chapel of the Flowers, 2691 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento.

Mr. Pierce died Tuesday, Feb. 3, in Grass Valley. He was 83.

He was born March 7, 1920, in Oroville, to James M. and Jessie (Kennedy) Pierce. He attended local schools in Sacramento. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945, with the 880th Bomber Squadron. He married Dolores Joan daRoza on July 20, 1946, in Carson City, Nev. He worked for Foster and Kleiser Co. for over 25 years. He was a member of the Sacramento Ad Club and the Sales and Marketing Club of Sacramento. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping.



He is survived by his wife, Dolores J. Pierce of Grass Valley; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert and Victoria daRoza; two nieces; three nephews; one grandniece, and six grandnephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.




Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.


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