David “Dave” R. Pierzina

David “Dave” R. Pierzina, 78, of Arcadia, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Gundersen-Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse.

Dave was born in Arcadia, December 16, 1941, to Rudolph and Rose (Klimek) Pierzina. After graduating from Arcadia High School with the Class of 1960, he hauled canned milk with his dad, Rudy. Dave was united in marriage to Marjorie Marsolek by Father Edmund Klimek, November 6, 1965, at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Independence. Dave was a member of Holy Family Parish, Woodmen of the World, Knights of Columbus and served on the Arcadia Catholic School Board. He enjoyed deer hunting, watching football and baseball, picking berries and spending time with his children and grandchildren. Together with his wife and four children, he was a successful farmer of hogs, dairy, beef and crops. He was a proud and dedicated farmer for over 50 years, and after retiring, enjoyed helping his son farm. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. 

Dave is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Marjorie of Arcadia; son, Brian (Valerie) Pierzina of Trempealeau; daughters: Terri (Daniel) Ammann of Arcadia, Cindi (Andrew) Aasen of Holmen, and Shari (Todd) Werwinski of Onalaska; grandchildren: Sara (Dalton) Yohnk, Megan (Brian Mecey) Ammann, Zachary (Sierra Friske) Aasen, Justin (Audrey Ottenberg) Aasen, and David and John Werwinski; great-grandson, Preston Yohnk; brother, Allen (Annette) Pierzina of Arcadia; and numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and an infant brother.

A Mass of Christian Burial and visitation will be scheduled at a later date due to the extenuating circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery, Arcadia. Please check our website for updated service information. To express condolences to his family online, please visit www.wozneykillianfh.com.

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