PHOENIX – Harriet Pessman Wierema, 94, of Phoenix, formerly of Morrison, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, in Phoenix. She was a homemaker and worked at General Electric in Morrison.
Harriet was born October 3, 1919, in Fulton, the daughter of Louis and Agnes (Wilkens) Pessman. She married Howard Wierema on Dec. 30, 1941, in Sterling. He preceded her in death on July 22, 2010. Harriet was a former member of Morrison Christian Reformed Church, and a member of Christ Community Church in Phoenix.
She is survived by seven daughters, Sharon (Merle) Reisenbigler of Morrison, Lois (Steve) Andrews of Ocean Port, N.J., and Vi Jones, Betty Martin, Ellen (Carl) Smith, Carol (John) Ledger, and Marie Wierema, all of Phoenix; 11 grandchildren; 5 stepgrandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 18 step-great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; one step-great-great-grandson; and one sister, Ella Kramer of Morrison.
She also was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Julie Beveroth and Dorothy Kramer; and two brothers, Homer Pessman and Lewis Pessman.
Cremation rites have been accorded. The memorial service will be Dec. 28 in Phoenix. Local services will be at a later date.
Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in Morrison is handling arrangements.