Berniece Ann (Pearson) Ziegler

August 13, 1936March 14, 2021

Berniece Ann (Pearson) Ziegler, age 84, of Lenexa, Kansas passed away Sunday, March 14, 2021 with her family by her side. She was born in Seneca, Kansas and lived in this area most of her life. She was a bookkeeper and secretary for many of the area Churches and worked for the City of Lenexa. Berniece was a member of the Pilot Club of Lenexa. She volunteered for the Women’s Shelter of Johnson County and CASA through the Olathe court system. She was a member of Holy Trinity and Good Shepherd Catholic Churches.

Berniece was preceded in death by her parents James Philip Huerter and Mattie Lard, husband Donald Lee Pearson (October 1976), twin great-grandsons Jaiden and Landon Maloney (December 2006), and Ronald Ziegler (July 2014). She is survived by her children Debbie Olari, Donna and Dan Reiss, Michelle Buck, Rick and Candy Pearson, and Kay and Mike Findling; twenty-six grandchildren; and twenty-five great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at a later date with interment in Lenexa Cemetery located at: Pflumm Road and West 89th Terrace, Lenexa, KS 66215. The family has suggested memorial contributions to Shawnee Parc post-acute rehabilitation center or Catholic Community Hospice of Overland Park, KS in memory of Berniece.


  • Shawnee Parc (Post Acute and Rehabilitation Center
  • Catholic Community Hospice


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Berniece Ann (Pearson) Ziegler

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Kay Findling

March 29, 2021

Momma, You will be so missed!! You carried me for 9 months and it was my honor to be by your side for your journey through life and through the last days and hours until God took you home. " I Hope you Dance Momma" I love you to the Moon & Back. ❤🤗❤

Clancy and Becky Moore

March 20, 2021

Memories of years gone by and the get togethers that filled our hearts. Her smile was contagious, she will be deeply missed by so many. Sending hugs, prayers, and our love to your families.

Cheyenne Beasley

March 18, 2021

You will forever be where my love of giraffes came from. Ily 🖤 🦒🦒🦒

Shirley James

March 18, 2021

To my cousins and their families, I am thinking of you all. Loved your mom and dad so much. We had so many good times with all of you growing up. Years go by so fast and everyone's lives go in different directions but memories last forever. Hugs to you all.