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John "Hans" Pieler

June 28, 1927 — July 12, 2022

Bridgman

John "Hans" Pieler

John “Hans” Pieler, 95, of Bridgman passed away on July 12, 2022 at Spectrum Health Lakeland.

 

A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, July 18, 2022 at Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, with Reverend Jesse Knox, officiating. Friends may meet with the family from 10 – 11 AM on Monday at the funeral home, prior to the service. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Bridgman. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2673 W. John Beers Road, Stevensville, MI 49127. Online condolences accepted at www.PikeFH.com.

 

Hans was born on June 28, 1927 in Wolfs, Hungary, the son of the late Johann, and Theresa (Schmidt) Pieler. On February 20, 1960, he married Wilma Fuchs in Germany and they shared 62 years together. In November of 1960, they immigrated to the United States where they became citizens in 1965. Hans was a master printer by trade in Germany and brought his talents to Argus Press in Chicago. In 1974 they moved to Bridgman where they could garden like in the ‘old country’. Hans retired as a Pressman at Burch Printing in 1992. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and the St. Joe Kicker’s Club. Hans enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening, wine making, and his grandson.

 

Survivors include his wife: Wilma; daughter: Christine Dudeck; and a grandson: Phillip Dudeck.

 

Hans was also preceded in death by his brothers: Otto Pieler and Herman Pieler.

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Visitation

Monday, July 18, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel

9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, MI 49106

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Funeral Service

Monday, July 18, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel

9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, MI 49106

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Burial

Monday, July 18, 2022

Starts at 12:00pm (Eastern time)

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