Mr. Bierma was born in Berwyn, Il and the son of the late Frederick C. & Edna Beghitschke Bierma. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Clara Greene Bierma.
He was of the Presbyterian faith.
Mr. Bierma was a United States Navy Veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Campaign, primarily on Mine Sweepers.
He retired from AT&T, ITT, Western Electric and Northern Telecom. He was also a part-time employee of Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home. He was a 32nd Degree Mason.
He enjoyed woodworking, toy trains, NASCAR, Football and helping others.
Survivors include three children, Linda N. Bierma, Sandra E. Britt and Larry R. Bierma; granddaughter, Lindsey J. Britt Shafar; great-granddaughter, Claire L. Shafer; and a host of friends.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 pm Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be conducted 10:00 am Friday, June 7, 2019 at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Rev. Ron Thompson officiating.
Pallbearers will be friends at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent to the Bierma family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
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