Alice Martha Milbrandt, 79 of Beardstown, died Monday, July 27, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
She was born May 18, 1936 in Chester, the daughter of Rudolph and Louise Wilhemina Christine Klingleberg Ehlers. She married Norman Milbrandt on April 16, 1960 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Beardstown.
She is survived by her husband Norman Milbrandt of Beardstown; three children Timothy Allen (wife Christina) Milbrandt of Springfield, Mark Paul (wife Laura) Milbrandt of O’Fallon, MO, and Janet Kay Milbrandt of Mahomet; four grandchildren Alec Paul Milbrandt, Andrew Thomas Milbrandt, Katelyn Elizabeth Milbrandt, and Amanda Kate Milbrandt; and three brothers and two sisters.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son Brian Thomas Milbrandt, two sisters, and two brothers
Alice taught at St. John’s Lutheran School in Beardstown for 32 years and retired in 1994. She volunteered her time at the Pregnancy Resource Center in Rushville, and also crafted quilts for Lutheran World Relief. She was a devoted member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Arenzville. Alice was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who took great joy in helping others.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Arenzville with Reverend Andrew Dierks officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Beardstown.
In lieu of flowers, memorials have been suggested to Trinity Lutheran School in Arenzville.
Condolences may be left online at www.colwellmemorialhome.com.
Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements.