April 4, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

Carl E. Pierce, 88, Hope

By Norman Funeral Home-

Carl E. Pierce, 88, of Hope, passed away at 2:54 a.m. Monday December 7, 2015 at VA Northern Indiana Health Care System in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

He was owner of C&A Radiator Service in Hope and retired as a Laborer at Cummins Engine Company, Plant 1. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force. He was a Quaker and was a member of the Fall Creek Friends Meeting House in Pendleton, Indiana. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge 412 in Hayden, Indiana. Carl enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting, and working at the radiator shop. He also really enjoyed talking with people.

A private family viewing is planned and cremation will follow. Burial of the cremated remains will be at Hope Moravian Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be donated to Veterans Affairs.

Born June 23, 1927 in Westport, Indiana, Carl was the son of Clarence A. and Elsie Ward Pierce. He married Eileen F. Kamke on November 4, 1947 in Indianapolis, and she survives.

Other survivors include grandchildren, Sonya P. (Tony) Yates of Seymour, Beth Ann (Shawn) Snyder of Ogilville, Angela (Craig) Whittington, and Matthew N. (Ashly Chinn) Pierce both of Hope; six great-grandchildren with one on the way; two great-great-granchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Carl is preceded in death by his parents; sons, Allen F. Pierce and Kevin N. Pierce; sister, Ethel Watkins; brother, Andrew E. Pierce; and sister, Mary Alice Griner.[[In-content Ad]]