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Alice Irene Fye (1931 - 2021)


Posted By: Pamela Wagler
Date: 11/17/2021 at 09:47:28

The HawkEye
Burlington, Iowa
November 17, 2021

Alice Irene Fye

West Burlington - Alice Irene Fye, 90, of West Burlington, died at 10:42 PM Sunday, November 14, 2021, at the Klein Center in West Burlington.

Born April 7, 1931, in Burlington, Iowa, she was the daughter of Russell C.and Edith A. (Johnson) Pilling. Alice graduated from Mediapolis High School in 1948. On January 17, 1951, she married Richard W. Fye in Kirksville, MO. They later divorced.

Alice was a mother first, did work as a contract mail carrier, farming and worked at the Christian Book Store in West Burlington.

She was a member of the Faith Outreach Christian Church in Mount Pleasant. Alice received a lifetime achievement award in 2016, she led several Bible studies at home and was a Sunday school teacher. She had a very close relationship with God and spent most of her time caring for her family and studying the Bible.

Survivors include her children, Mike (Cheryl) Fye of West Burlington, Randy Fye of Springdale, AR, Myra (Craig) Coberley of Nixa, MO and Jon (Cindy) Fye of Sperry; nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and four sisters, Dorothy, Shorty, Thelma, and Frannie.

The family will receive friends from noon until 1:00 PM Friday, November 19, 2021, at Prugh-Thielen Funeral Home.

The funeral service for Alice Fye will be 1:00 PM Friday, November 19, 2021, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Monte Knudsen officiating. Burial will be in Kossuth Cemetery.

A memorial has been established for the Klein Center.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff of the Klein Center (especially the Heritage Hall unit) for the wonderful care they provided to Alice for the past ten years.

Prugh Funeral Service is in care of the arrangements.


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