Mary Gill, 52
Alice Mary Gill, 52, of West Bend was taken away from her family
suddenly on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009. She was born on Aug. 23, 1957 in
West Allis to Roger H. and Dorothy H. (nee Schlegel) Schroeder.
Alice lived much of her life in Newburg raised by her foster parents,
Lester and Martha Koch. She graduated from West Bend West High School
in 1975 and then attended Moraine Park Technical College where she
received her Registered Nursing degree. After her schooling, she
worked for Samaritan Health Care Center for 20 years where she was a
very devoted and dedicated employee.
Alice resided in West Bend and in her spare time enjoyed sewing,
gardening and camping. She also loved to spend time with her friends
and family socializing, shopping and especially venturing out to
various restaurants. The light of her life was her granddaughter
Isabelle, and spent every moment that she could with her.
Alice is survived by her loving daughter and son Lori (John) Ewing of
West Bend and Steve (friend Tanya Tackes) Verbanac Jr. of West Bend,
her adoring granddaughter Isabelle Ewing, dear sisters Bonnie (Barry)
Clark of Kewaskum, Karen (Jeff) Larson of Tomahawk, her brother Greg
(Wanda) Disterhaft of Ripon, foster sister Patricia (Steven) Eutsler
of Newburg, and nieces and nephews Jody (Ted) Aydt, Jeff Larson,
Matthew (Dee Anna) Clark, Jeremiah (friend Lisa Lefeber), Justin
Larson other nieces, nephews relatives and many friends. She was
preceded in death by her parents and foster parents.
Funeral Services for Alice will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20,
2009 at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel in West Bend with Chaplain
Cheryl Matusiak officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home
on Tuesday Oct. 20 from 4: p.m. until time of service at 7 p.m.
Interment at Washington County Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials to her granddaughter and future
grandchildren’s Educational Fund are appreciated.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family;
(262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.