January 16, 1921 - March 11, 2018
Alice M. Pierce, age 97 of Richmond, passed away Sunday March 11, 2018 at JourneyCare Hospice in Barrington, IL. She was born in Spring Grove, IL on January 16, 1921, a daughter of the late William and Mary (Krumpen) Stewart. She was married to C. Allen Pierce on June 21, 1941 in Kahoka, Missouri and he died Jan. 28, 1975. While Al was in service, she worked at the University of Chicago on the atomic bomb which she was not aware of until after the war. She was a graduate of Richmond High School in 1939, receiving her bachelors degree from University of Whitewater. She first taught in rural schools, then was a school teacher at Lakewood Grade School in Twin Lakes, WI, for 23 years, retiring in Sept. 1988, for a total of 43 years. She was a member of the National Education Association and Wisconsin Education Association. She was a member of Community Church of Richmond, being active in all the church groups, the Richmond American Legion Auxiliary, Hospice of Northeastern Illinois(JourneyCare) and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and the Clothing Closet. Alice is survived by a sister, Helen (the late Herb) Ducey, of Barrington, IL, three nieces and four nephews plus many great nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her parents, her step-mother Nellie Stewart, brother William Stewart and sister Lucille B. Stewart. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday March 16, 2018 at Ehorn-Adams Funeral Home 10011 Main St, Richmond, IL. Memorial services will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday March 17, 2018 at the Community Church of Richmond 5714 Broadway, Richmond, IL, with Rev. Hope Molozaiy officiating. Inurnment will be in Richmond Cemetery in Richmond, IL at a later date. For information, please call 815 678-7311 or visit www.ehornadams.com.
Alice M. Pierce, age 97 of Richmond, passed away Sunday March 11, 2018 at JourneyCare Hospice in Barrington, IL. She was born in Spring Grove, IL on January 16, 1921, a daughter of the late William and Mary (Krumpen) Stewart. She was... View Obituary & Service Information
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