Dixie Pierce passed away on October 20, 2022, at St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, CO. Dixie had lived in Colorado for many years and spent the last few years at Park Regency Assisted Living in Thornton. She was born in McPherson, Kansas, on August 16, 1933, and was the daughter of the late Harold Atwater Newman and the late Margaret Mae Newman of Ellinwood, Kansas.
Dixie graduated from Ellinwood High School, Class of 1951 where she enjoyed her time as a drummer in the high school band and her time as an accomplished twirler. Following graduation, she married the late Robert W. Pierce in 1953.
Dixie began her career as an executive secretary in Great Bend, Kansas with Cities Service Oil Company. She went on to work at several other oil and gas companies as well as banking as an executive assistant. Upon retirement, she stayed active by volunteering at the Adams County Historical Society Museum in Brighton, Colorado and at her church Outpost Calvary Chapel in Fort Lupton, Colorado
In addition to her parents, Dixie is predeceased by her sister Mary Lou Blum. Surviving is her daughter, Kimberly Pierce Radtke, and her husband Duane of The Woodlands, TX, her son David B. Pierce and his wife, Mary Lou, of Commerce City, CO, and her son John Robert Pierce and his wife Shannon, of Lakeland, FL. Her grandchildren, Jerri Payton and husband Fred, Amanda Sierra, Nathan Radtke, and wife Wendy, Benjamin Radtke and wife Princess, Caleb Pierce, Hannah Pierce, and Ella Pierce; great-grandchildren, Jacob Abbott, Jordan Abbott, Mayumi Radtke, Zoë Radtke, and Killian Radtke.
Celebration of Life
Sunday 10a, November 20th, 2022
Outpost Calvary Chapel
1190 Denver Ave Fort Lupton, CO 80621
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