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Alice Elizabeth Conant


Posted By: diane (email)
Date: 11/22/2020 at 13:46:31

Alice E. Conant, 99, of Lamont, Iowa died Friday morning, November 20, 2020 at her home.

A private family funeral service will be held at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Oelwein, Iowa with Rev. Susan Friedrich officiating.

Interment: Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, rural Oelwein.

Family and friends may view the funeral service on the funeral home website.

Memorials may be sent to Kay Bailey 37856 Grahm Rd Colesburg, Iowa 52035.

Due to state and federal guidance on gatherings and the recent surge in the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing will be required. Those in attendance are required to wear a mask at the funeral home. We encourage relatives and friends not able to attend the service to reach out to the family by leaving a message on the funeral home web site, by mail, text or phone.

Alice Elizabeth Streicher was born September 28, 1921 in Fayette County, Iowa, the daughter of Frederick and Mary Anna (Handel) Streicher. She graduated from Lamont High School in 1939. On November 6, 1943, she was united in marriage to Lynn Adelbert Conant at Strawberry Point, Iowa. For over 30 years, Alice was a cook at EWALU Bible Camp in rural Strawberry Point, Iowa, retiring at the age of 93. She was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Dundee, Iowa. Alice enjoyed bowling, gardening, oil painting, playing piano, cooking Sunday dinners and spending time with her family.

Alice is survived by her 2 daughters: Kay (Merlin) Bailey of Colesburg and Mary Alice (Duane) Fleming Terrell, Texas; 8 grandchildren: Rick Fleming, Kim Hilsenbeck, Ann Floyd, Kristal Lindsey, David Prince, Jessica Harbaugh, Jason Bailey and Briana Bailey; 17 great grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband on December 21, 1995; 5 brothers: Harry Streicher, Alfred Streicher, Raymond Streicher, Paul Streicher and Ernie Streicher; 6 sisters: Annie Streicher, Mae Schuchmann, Ruth Keegan, Helen Hutchison, Mabel Burrack and Mildred Cumberland; sisters-in-law: Evelyn Steicher, Bertha Streicher, Flossie Streicher, Deleva Streicher and Dorothy Streicher; and brothers-in-law: George Schuchmann, Ronald Keegan, Robert Hutchison, Edwin Burrack and Merle Cumberland.


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