Oct. 20, 1911 - Nov.
Alice Bronn O’Malley
of Waukesha died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at LindenGrove at age 97. She
was born Oct. 20, 1911, in Milwaukee, the daughter of John and Emilie (nee
Alice graduated from
Waukesha High School and went on to study at the Wisconsin Conservatory of
Music in Milwaukee for two years. She later married Patrick R. O’Malley
on April 18, 1934. For 21 years, she was employed as an administrative
assistant for Union Carbide-Linde Products in Milwaukee. After her husband
died in 1965, she resided in New Mexico for almost 12 years until
returning to Waukesha in 1988. Alice enjoyed volunteering her talents by
playing the organ for many groups such as the Order of the Eastern Star
and Job’s Daughters. She also volunteered at the University of
Wisconsin-Waukesha library for 20 years.
Alice is survived by
her niece, nephew, and her adopted family, Beatrice Gurke, Don Gurke, Gail
and Jeff Wood, Russ and Melissa Gurke, Linda and Michael Berger, and all
of their children, Christopher and Ashley Wood, Nick and Jessica Gurke and
Ryan and Katelyn Berger.
In addition to her
husband, she was also preceded in death by her brother, sister and
Visitation will be
held from 10 a.m. until the noon memorial service Saturday, Dec. 6, at St.
Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 424 Hyde Park Ave., Waukesha, WI
53188. Burial of cremated remains will be held privately at Highland
Memorials may be made
to the church (address above) or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
The family would like
to give special thanks to the staff at LindenGrove and Seasons Hospice.
information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning
Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com
to leave an online tribute.
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