In Loving Memory of Steven Pierce: 1969-2023 


Steven Walter Pierce, 53, of Aberdeen, Washington, passed away peacefully on Jan. 23, 2023, in Elma, Washington. Steven was born on July 16, 1969, to John and Anita (Bourgault) Pierce in Aberdeen. 

Steven attended Saint Mary’s Catholic School in Aberdeen through the eighth grade. He later graduated from Hoquiam High School in the class of 1987. During his high school years, he enjoyed playing baseball not only for the Grizzlies, but also played Legion ball and Babe Ruth. He was an outstanding player who got selected for the all-star team each year he played. He also played football his freshman year of high school. 

Steven worked at Simpson Timber Company (Olympic Panel), Hardel Mutual Plywood Corporation and most recently Freres Lumber Company as a quality control supervisor. 

Steven loved to fish the Wynoochee River and Elma Pond with his dad. He loved to hunt off his deer stand in his backyard and road hunting with friends and family. 

Steven is survived by his parents, John and Anita Pierce of Elma, Washington; daughter, Talia (Dawson) Snodgrass, of Chehalis, Washington; sister, Christina Pierce (Bowers), of Aberdeen; niece, Natasha (Bo) Chapin, of Cosmopolis, Washington; and great-niece Meela Chapin, of Cosmopolis. Survivors also include many aunts, uncles and cousins. 

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Christina Landskov (Bourgault). 

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Feb. 8, 2023 at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Elma. 

A celebration of life will be held at 5 p.m. Feb. 10, 2023, at Jesus Name Pentecostal Church in Chehalis.