82 year old Merlyn Pierson of Winthrpo passed away Saturday, March 1, at the Good Samaritan Center in Winthrop. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, March 4, at 11am at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment in the Winthrop Cemetery. Military Honors by the Winthrop Honor Guard. Visitation will be Monday from 4-7pm and 7:30-8:30am Tuesday at the Dalin-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Winthrop. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Online obituaries and guest book available at www.hantge.com.