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Alice Bressler Beal
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1919
Henry County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 2010
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA

ELMWOOD, IL - Alice Beal of Annapolis, Md., formerly a longtime resident of Elmwood, Ill., passed away quietly in her sleep on Saturday, April 10, 2010. She would have celebrated her 91st birthday on April 11.

Alice was the daughter of Ruth Olive and George Bressler and was born in Napoleon, Ohio, on April 11, 1919. She was married to Robert "Bob" Beal on Sept. 27, 1941. He preceded her in death on July 22, 2003.

One of seven children, Alice is survived by two sisters, both residing in the Napoleon, Ohio, area.

After living for a brief time in Peoria, Ill., Bob and Alice moved to Elmwood, Ill., in 1947 where they lived in their home for 55 years.

Alice is survived by her four daughters, Karen Gilmer (Jack) of Lake In the Hills, Ill., Barbara Alden (John) of Edgewater, Md., Pamela Slater (James) of Zwingle, Iowa, and Cynthia Tackett (Arlen) of Pleasant Prairie, Wis.; her seven grandchildren; and her 13 great-grandchildren.

Alice enjoyed gardening, walking, reading, involvement in women's club, and her friendships with others.

She will return to Elmwood to be buried next to Bob in the Elmwood cemetery. A memorial service in Elmwood is being planned for June 12, 2010, at the First United Methodist Church of Elmwood.

For those who would like to contribute funds in her name, you may donate in Memory of Alice Beal to: LLS Chapter Office, Attn.: Light the Night Coordinator, 11350 McCormick Road, Executive Plaza III, Suite 100, Hunt Valley, MD 21031, make a check payable to: LLS, MD Chapter, "Light the Night-Team Sam." Donate online to; National MS Society, Greater Illinois Chapter, 525 W. Monroe, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60661. Donate online to; and Parkinson's Action Network Foundation, 1025 Vermont Ave., NW Ste. 1120, Washington, D.C., 20005, Attention: Gianna Tripodi-Bhise.

Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 4/16/2010
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*Calculated relationship
Elmwood Township Cemetery
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Apr 23, 2010
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