Laurel J. Pierce, 69, passed away March 9 in Edgewood. She entered this world Dec. 6, 1946 in Santa Maria, California, to the late Peter and Lois Miller. On Oct. 5, 1990, she married Wayne Pierce in Deadwood, S.D. Laurel is survived by her husband, Wayne Pierce; son, Alan M. Garcia; stepson, Victor Pierce; daughter, Kimberly L. Garcia-Schwenk; stepdaughter, Michelle Pierce; brother, Timothy P. Miller and sister, Kathleen A. Miller-Florey; three grandchildren, Ashley Garcia, Hannah Schwenk and Brian Schwenk. Per the family’s wishes, no services are scheduled at this time.