Dennis Lyle Rierson was born April 25, 1957, the son of Norris and Jan (Johnson) Rierson, in Estherville. Dennis lived in several communities throughout his life, and had lived in Emmetsburg for the past three years.
Dennis enjoyed playing the guitar and harmonica, singing and dancing. He loved to visit family on weekends where he was the center of attention. Dennis will always be remembered as a happy-go-lucky guy.
On Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, Dennis passed away at the Lakeside Lutheran Home. He was 55.
Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Jan Gass of Graettinger; brother, Curtis Rierson of Graettinger; sister, Lauri Studer (Gene) of Graettinger; and many nieces and nephews.
Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Norris; and brother, Kenneth.
There will be no formal services at this time. A graveside service will be held at a later date. The Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences: www.joycefuneralhomes.com