Monday, September 24th, 2007
Complete Obituary
Joy Pierstorff
  Former Rockford resident Joy Pierstorff, 82, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died Sept. 21, 2007, at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Ind.
She was born Aug. 14, 1925, in Fort Wayne, to Henry and Grace Jackson Henderson. On Jan. 1, 1944, she married Harold C. Pierstorff, who died May 30, 2006.
Surviving are a daughter, Virginia (James) Westerfield, Fort Wayne; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Gary.
She was a homemaker and helped with farming. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Hopewell Church, Celina, and Life Bridge Church, Fort Wayne.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Celina church, the Revs. Deb Domeier and Bill Campbell officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Contributions can be made to Life Bridge Church Children Ministry, Fort Wayne.
Condolences can be sent to ketchamripleyfh@embarqmail.com.
Arrangements are being handled by Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford.
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