Alice May Wede

Alice May Wede, age 87, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Longview Care Center in Missouri Valley. Alice was born December 5, 1925 to George L. and Edna (Wohlers) McElderry in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Alice married L. LaVerne Smith November 1, 1942, he passed away May 25, 1981. Alice was a member of the Church of Christ, Eastern Star and taught Sunday school for many years. She worked for the County Extension Office for several years, and also worked at the Hospital and the High School in Housekeeping. Alice enjoyed sewing, crocheting and was a 4-H leader. Alice later married Ernest Wede September 1, 1988 and he passed away in 1998. Alice is preceded in death by; parents, both husbands, son; Danny Smith sister; Jean Gravitt brother; George “Sonny” McElderry grandson; Rusty L. Smith granddaughter; Jeana Webster. Survivors include her daughters: Linda Winchester of Missouri Valley, Iowa; Karen Brockman and husband Kenny of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Julie Meade and husband Duane; Lisa Mickey and husband Kim both of Missouri Valley, Iowa; son: Mike Smith and wife Sandy of Missouri Valley, Iowa; fifteen grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters: Jan and Leonard Johnson; Eileen Smith; Nancy Glover all of Missouri Valley, Iowa; Mary Ann Rothney of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota; brother: Dennis and Barb McElderry of Council Bluffs, Iowa; daughter-in-law: Joann Smith of Honey Creek, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday at the Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the Christian Church of Missouri Valley. The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at the church following the committal. In Loving Memory Of Alice May Wede Born December 5, 1925 Council Bluffs, Iowa Entered into Rest May 4, 2013 Missouri Valley, Iowa Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Christian Church Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Nathan Slaughter Organist De Loehr Congregational Hymn “There Is Something About That Name” Vocalists Jena Mickey “O’ Danny Boy” Bill Cunard “How Great Thou Art” Honorary Bearers Kenneth Brockman Jr. Bradley Turner Doug Winchester Brian Winchester Casket Bearers Matt Meade Adam Smith Aaron Smith Brett Winchester Nick Meade Rob Winchester Final Resting Place Branson Cemetery – Loveland, Iowa

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