|Birth: ||Sep. 24, 1918|
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 2009|
LINCOLN, IL - Genevieve Elaine Alexander, 90, of Lincoln died at 1 a.m. Saturday, April 4, 2009, at the Christian Village Nursing Home.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 18, 2009, at the Christian Village Congregate Building. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at Old Union Cemetery in Lincoln.
She was born Sept. 24, 1918, in Roodhouse, Ill., the daughter of Ralph and Abbie (Husted) Bear. She married W. Herbert Alexander in 1949, in Lincoln, Ill., and he preceded her in death in February 2002.
She is survived by one son, Richard W. Alexander (wife, Debra) of Libertyville, Ill.; daughter, Abbie A. Alexander of Peoria, Ill., and daughter, Sandra Komendanchik (husband, Greg) of Denham Springs, La. She had four grandchildren, Megan Komendanchik, Grant Alexander, Emily Alexander and David Komendanchik.
She was preceded in death by one son, W. David Alexander; and one sister, Mildred Merry.
She was the last of her immediate family.
Mrs. Alexander was a University of Illinois graduate who worked as a bookkeeper in the family business, Alexander's Town & Country Market, until its closure in 1997.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
She was an avid bridge player and loved to read books.
Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the United Methodist Church Food Pantry or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 4/15/2009
Abbie Lucille Husted Bear (1890 - 1919)
Mildred Antoinette Bear Merry (1917 - 1982)*
Genevieve Elaine Bear Alexander (1918 - 2009)
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