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Kevin S. Pierzina

Kevin S. Pierzina

Kevin S. Pierzina age 54 of Menomonie, died Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Minneapolis Heart Institute following complications to heart surgery.

Kevin was born December 28, 1964 in Arcadia, Wisconsin.  He is the son of Eugene and Evelyn (Axness) Pierzina.  He grew up in Arcadia, graduating from Arcadia High School in 1984.  Kevin worked at Jensen Tie and Lumber for eight years.  After a brief residence in the Twin Cities, Kevin made his home in Menomonie.  Kevin has been employed at the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Menomonie for the past 25 years.  Kevin married Jane Brom October 7, 1995 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Arcadia.  Kevin and Jane provided foster care to six children over a seven-year period. They adopted two, Deanna and Andrew.

Kevin will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and Godfather. Kevin will also be remembered for his love of family and friends, kindness, and his willingness to lend a hand.  Kevin was a lover of animals who volunteered many hours at the Dunn County Humane society and adopted many pets.  He enjoyed spending time with family and friends at Packer games, sharing a good micro-brew and a euchre game.  In his free time he enjoyed many outdoor activities including; traveling, camping, hunting, and spending time on the farm with Andy.

Kevin is survived by his wife, Jane, his nine siblings, Dianna, Bonnie, Cheryl, Betty, Joyce, Carol, Patty, Renee and Gene; his mother-in-law, Bernell; a brother-in-law, Dale and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and a brother Wayne Pierzina.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday December 28, 2019 at Fagernes Lutheran Church in rural Blair with Rev. Cheryl Matthews officiating.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Friday at Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie and from 11:00 AM until the time of the services at the church on Saturday.


  1. Kelly Bundy

    I am so sorry for the loss you are going through. Losing someone you love is one of the hardest things in life to go through. Please know you have many friends that are thinking and praying for you. If you need absolutely anything please know I am just a phone call away. I am truly sorry and empathetic for what you are going through.

  2. Sandra C Rady

    Jane I was so sorry to see this today. I can't imagine what you are going through. I will keep your family in my thoughts and hope for you to keep strength through your grief as your heart heals.

  3. Teresa Johnson

    Jane, I am so sorry to hear about Kevin. My heart is absolutely breaking for you right now. Please know I am just a phone call away if you need anything . . . a shoulder to cry on, help at work or just a friend to talk to. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. We are here to help you and support you through this time. Love you!

  4. Denise Whiting-Okari

    May God's love bring you peace and comfort.

  5. Barb Fernholz

    Jane and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Know that we are thinking of you and will keep you in our prayers! noqx

  6. Andy, Jes, Ally and Cade

    Jane, you and family in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time. May God be with you.

  7. Carol Sheehan

    Renee, my heart is heavy at you and your families loss. I understand the heartache of losing a brother. I will make a cash donation to Helping Hands in his memory.
    Hugs and Gods love.
    Carol Sheehan

  8. Margaret Holzhueter

    You have my deepest sympathy, there are no words that make it easier.

  9. Sue Halama

    Jane please know that you are in our hearts and prayers for healing and understanding at this difficult time. Love you!!

  10. Susan Mrdutt

    Sorry for your loss, praying for the family

  11. Shane Davis

    I'm so sorry to hear of your loss of such a wonderful man. I remember many great times had at Xmas with him and the conversations we had. It was truly a pleasure and blessing to have known him. I pray for you all. With love Shane

  12. Michael & Rachel Axnessd

    Jane, our hearts were absolutely broken hearing of Kevin's passing. May God give you & your family Strength in the days ahead, be surrounded with Love. God bless you & your family.

  13. Elizabeth Cullen

    To the family of Jane Brom-Pierzina and extended as well my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  14. Jennifer & Glenn Schick Family

    Our greatest sympathies Jane, on the passing of Kevin. We are so sorry to hear about his passing. Blessings to you and your family. We'll keep you all in our prayers.

  15. Judy Kampa

    Our sympathy to you all! Prayers & hugs to carry you all through the next days of saying good bye to your loved one. Treasure your memories!

  16. Brad Bartha

    Jane, Dale, Derek and family,

    I’m so incredibly sorry for your loss. Kevin was an amazing man and I will miss seeing him and his humor. We shared tons of laughs and great times at octoberfest, packer games and family events. You were like another uncle to me. Love you guys and know you’re in my families thoughts and prayers.

  17. Brenda Olson

    So sorry to hear of Kevin's sudden passing, you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  18. Vicky Ebensperger

    Jane my heart goes out to you. Hang in there

  19. Cindy and Tom Miller

    Tom and I are so very saddened by the news of Kevin’s passing. He was a wonderful neighbor, and we only wish we would have had many more years to get to know him, and hear him calling for Howie to come back home. We’ll always be here for you, Jane....whenever you need us. Tom and Cindy

  20. Kelli, kenton, ryker and Jameson Miller

    We are so sorry to hear about kevin. Our thoughts are with you!

  21. Lori Klein

    So sorry for your loss...I knew Kevin through WM...what a kind and friendly person...he will be missed ????

  22. Devin

    Jane and kids,
    I’m thinking of you all this coming week. The holidays should be about gathering around your family to celebrate, not to mourn. I am so very sorry this is something you’re all going through. I met Kevin only once or twice but through the stories Jane told at work it was evident that you two were soulmates.
    You’ll be in my thoughts and prayers. I know I’m not close but if you need anything from me, Jane, please don’t hesitate to ask.

  23. donna ingli

    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  24. Sharon Herman

    We are so sorry for your loss

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