|Birth: ||Feb. 5, 1936|
|Death: ||Apr. 25, 2014|
Alice L. Mansfield - age 78, of Pocahontas, passed away Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Pocahontas Manor Care Center in Pocahontas, Iowa.
Alice Lavonne Nairn was born February 5, 1936, near Kingsley, Iowa. She was the daughter of Lloyd and Viola (Van Buskirk) Nairn. She graduated from Grand Meadow High School in 1954. On June 30, 1955, Alice married Keith Mansfield at Meadow Star Methodist Church near Washta. The couple lived in the Quimby - Washta area. Alice worked for several years as a nurse aid. In 1976, the couple moved to Fonda. In 1990, they lived in Algona for several years before moving to Conrad. Keith passed away in 1997 and in 1999 Alice moved to Pocahontas to be near her family.
Alice was a member of the Hope United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a Sunday School teacher and a Cub Scout Leader. Alice was very active in her community. She enjoyed golfing, fishing, traveling, dancing and playing the organ. She also enjoyed attending card clubs and feeding birds and squirrels. She loved to crochet and made many baby afghans for her grandchildren and friends. Alice was especially proud of her grandchildren and she took an active role in raising them and she avidly followed their many activities.
Survivors include her children, Debra Kischer of New London; Brian Mansfield of Clinton; Lona (Bob) Wells of Fonda and Vicki (Matt) Kopriva of Pocahontas; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchldren and a brother, Gerald (Sally) Nairn of Harlan.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents; her husband and a brother, Ronnie Nairn.
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM at Hope United Methodist Church, Pocahontas, IA
Monday April 28, 2014, 4 - 7 PM at Powers Funeral Home, Pocahontas, Iowa
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 2:30 PM at Grand Meadow Cemetery
Lloyd Lincoln Nairn (1913 - 1990)
Viola C. Van Buskirk Nairn (1912 - 1999)
Keith N. Mansfield (1935 - 1997)
Alice Lavonne Nairn Mansfield (1936 - 2014)
Ronald Gary Nairn (1937 - 2013)*
Grand Meadow Cemetery
Created by: Moteland
Record added: May 06, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 129310815