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Obituaries

Obituaries

Lowell E. Pierce Lawrence

Burial for Lowell E. Pierce, 82, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Leavenworth National Cemetery. He was cremated.Mr. Pierce died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at the Veterans Affairs Community Living Care Unit in Leavenworth.He was born in 1926 in Creston, Iowa. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1947. He was a former resident of Topeka and moved to Lawrence seven years ago.His wife, Eleanor, preceded him in death.Survivors include a son, Robert Crosswhite, Mesa, Ariz.; and a sister, Phyliss Johnson, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.