Karina K. Peirce, 64, passed away on February 1, 2022, at Kloefkorn Hospice Home in Casper after a courageous 7-1/2 year battle with ovarian cancer.
Karina graduated from Natrona County High School in 1975 and attended University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming. In May 1982, Karina married Jerry Eldon Peirce in Casper, Wyoming. In 1988, Jerry and Karina moved to Arizona where Karina worked for Mesa Unified School District for over 20 years. The staff and kids at Skyline High school were Karina’s second family.
Karina was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She always put others before herself. She loved being outdoors and spending time with her grandchildren. She loved puzzles, stars and researching family on Ancestry.com
Karina was preceded in death by her mother Shirley Ann Provence, husband Jerry Peirce, father-in-law John E Peirce, mother and father-in law Barbara and Larry Kennemer and brother Larry Casebolt. Survived by father Forrest Provence, mother Shirley June Provence, mother-in-law Judy Peirce, son and daughter-in-law, Jarrod and Liz Peirce, daughter April Peirce, and grandchildren, Jase and Jager Peirce and Jaxon McGavin, sister Gina Hankins and her husband Brett (Casper), sister Dolina Garberg (Gilbert, Arizona), sister Chris Gums and her husband Steve (Casper), and brother Kirk Provence (Evansville, Wyoming) and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
A private memorial service will be held in Casper Wyoming, at a later date.
Those who wish to remember Karina in a special way, make gifts in her memory to the Kloefkorn Hospice Home at 304 South Fenway in Casper, Wyoming.
Arrangements are entrusted to Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home , 600 CY Ave. Casper, WY 82601