Pearson, Oscar F. ("Skoning") (also spelled Pierson)
B: 30 Jun 1893, Hallock, MN
D: 24 Feb 1978
M: 23 Dec 1931, Bertha Mabel Olson Lundquist d. 30 May 1978

FN: Unknown
MN: Unknown

He had a brother, Tony, and a sister. Oscar's father did not like the U.S. so he went back to Sweden, leaving his family here.

In 1943, Oscar became Kittson County Sheriff, a position he held until 1963, or 5 four year terms.

Pierson, Bobby (twin)
B: 06 Dec 1932, Hallock, MN
D: 26 Dec 2003
M: 28 Dec 1955, Delores L. Rodgers, they had 3 children

Children of Bobby Pierson and Delores Rodgers:

Mike Pierson
M: Alice

Carolyn Pierson
M: Kurt Friedbauer

Linda Pierson
M: Unknown Marasciullo

Pierson, Billy (twin)
B: 06 Dec 1932, Hallock, MN
D: 15 Jan 2004
M: Loretta

Children of Billy Pierson and Loretta:

Suzanne Pierson
M: Unknown Kincade

Sandra Pierson
M: Jim Kopponen

Sheryl Pierson

Shelly Pierson
M: Gary Nippoldt

Shanyn Charles Pierson


Kittson County Enterprise Obituary, 04 Feb 2004

Billy Pierson

White Bear Lake, Minn. - Billy Oscar Pierson, 71, died Jan. 15 2004.

Billy was born Dec. 6, 1932 in Hallock. He was a twin brother to Bobby Pierson (who died Dec. 26, 2003). They were sons of Oscar Pierson who was the Kittson County Sheriff for five terms, 1942 - 1962.

He graduated from Hallock High School in 1951 and played high school hockey.

He is survived by former wife and friend, Loretta Pierson; five daughters: Suzanne Kincade, Sandra (Jim) Kopponen, Sheryl Pierson, Shelly (Gary) Nippoldt and Shanyn Charles; eight grandchildren, two great granddaughters, sister, Faye Morgan.

He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Bobby, and three older brothers.

Mass of christian burial was held Jan. 19, 2004 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Maplewood.

Interment was held in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.

Wulff Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.