Phyllis Elaine Pierce, 79, Ellsworth, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Parsons.

She was born March 10, 1938, in Smith County to Lawrence and Laura (Wolf) Caspers.

She married L. Dean Pierce on April 22, 1978, in Ellsworth. He preceded her in death in 2007. She was a resident of Ellsworth where she was a homemaker and worked for Cashco Inc. as a quality control clerk.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Immanuel Lutheran Church, both of Ellsworth.

Survivors include a daughter, Carol Hilbrink, Parsons; two sons, Doug Hilbrink and wife, Teresa, Russell, and Brad Hilbrink and wife, Veronica, Wichita; two brothers, Gerald Caspers, Gaylord, and Robert Caspers, Smith Center; a sister, Karen Cook, Jewell; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, John, in 2008.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ellsworth; burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Fairview Cemetery, Smith Center.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

Memorials are suggested to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Lutheran Women’s Missionary League in care of the funeral home.

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