Cover photo for Keith Pierson's Obituary
Keith Pierson Profile Photo
1953 Keith 2023

Keith Pierson

December 30, 1953 — December 19, 2023

Keith Pierson, 69, Detroit Lakes, MN, passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2023, at Essentia-St. Mary’s Detroit Lakes.

Keith was born in Carrington, ND on December 30, 1953, to Gerald & Harriet (Neil) Pierson. He was one of five children. Keith graduated high school from West Fargo, ND in 1971. He was united in marriage to Faythe Stensgard on May 5, 1973. They raised 3 children. In his younger years, Keith enjoyed being active by playing softball and volleyball for various leagues in Detroit Lakes.

Keith was a man who wore many hats during his career years. Most recently, prior to retirement, Keith worked at Ramsey Flooring.

Keith developed a love for fishing that he carried throughout his life. He enjoyed teaching his grandkids to fish and loved to share his fishing knowledge. Keith loved his family fiercely and had a soft spot for his grandkids. Keith had a great sense of humor, loved to play jokes, tell jokes and had the best laugh.

Keith is survived by his wife of 50 years, Faythe of Detroit Lakes; his children: Naomi (John) Mousseau, Nathan (Jennifer) Pierson and Katie (Steve) Ramsey. He also leaves behind nine grandchildren: Landen, Zoey, Annelise, Kelby, Mox, Alivia, Isabelle, Noah & Rowan. Keith is also survived by his mother Harriet Pierson, two sisters Mari Beth (James) Hackett & Hattie Wolf, one brother Joel (Margaret) Pierson, sister-in-law Leslie, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald, brother Paul, sister-in-law Kim, nephew Conrad, father-in-law Alvin and mother-in-law Hazel.

Visitation: Friday, December 29, 2023, from 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. at David-Donehower Funeral Home. Celebration of Life: Saturday, December 30, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at David-Donehower Funeral Home.

The family wishes to thank Hospice of the Red River Valley for their kind and compassionate care of Keith.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Keith Pierson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, December 29, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

David-Donehower Funeral & Cremation Service

609 US Hwy 10 East, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Memorial Service

Saturday, December 30, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

David-Donehower Funeral & Cremation Service

609 US Hwy 10 East, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Livestream

Click to watch

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 2440

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree