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Lavina Pierson

Lavina Pierson

Lavina Pierson

Lavina Pierson

Lavina Pierson

Profile Information

  • Maiden Name: (Keough)
  • Nickname: "Pinky"
  • Hometown: Walworth, WI (US)
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  • Born: March 13, 1927
  • Died: August 23, 2001

Lavina PiersonHistory

Team Position Uniform #
1946 Muskegon Lassies Catcher 31

See Lavina's obituary.

Lavina F. “Pinky” Pierson, age 74, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2001, at her home at Vintage on the Ponds, Delevan, WI, with her family by her side.

She was born March 13, 1927, in Clinton, WI, the daughter of Walter and Mary (Zick) Keough. She was a 1944 graduate of Darien High School. She married Edward Pierson on April 12, 1947. He preceded her in death May 29, 1981. She was employed as a real estate agent in the southern lakes area for many years. She played professional baseball for the Muskegon, MI Lassies in 1946, and many knew her as an avid golfer at Delbrook Golf Course in Delavan, where she was the Women’s Club Champion for many years. She was also a member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church.

She was survived by a daughter, four sons, three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a sister. She was preceded in death by a sister, a brother, and her parents.

A Funeral Mass was held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2001 at St. Andrews Catholic Church, Delavan, with Fr. Scott Leannah officiating. Visitation was from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday at Monroe Funeral Home, Delavan. Interment was held at Clinton, WI Cemetery.

Author: Unknown

Contributed By: Helen Nordquist

Copyright: Adapted from unidentified newspaper clipping on

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