September 23, 2017

Alice M. Allstetter

Died Aug. 31, 2017

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Alice Marie Allstetter, 92, of West Branch, formerly of Milan, passed away Aug. 31, 2017, at The Horizon Senior Living center.

Alice was born April 19, 1925, to Henry and Adelaide Burger. She married Harold Allstetter Oct. 14, 1944, shortly before he deployed to Europe during World War II. Together they had six children and enjoyed many years in the Milan community raising their family. In 1982, they moved to Lupton.

Alice spent her time playing cards, bowling, baking and helping Harold run the family business. She had a passion for drawing and crocheting. Her Danish pastry recipe is a family favorite and the cause of many arguments over the last one.

Alice is survived by daughter, Connie Deasy of Philadelphia, Pa.; son, Steve (Jane) Allstetter of Lupton; son, Dave (Julie) Allstetter of Milan; son, Robert Allstetter of Ann Arbor; daughter, Wendy Romska of Crookston, Minn.; seven grandchildren, Jeff (Marion) Allen, Dennis (Michelle) Allen, Sara (Shawn) Gray, Chase (Alexis) Allstetter, Kendra Griggs, Warren Allstetter and Stephanie Romska; and two step-grandchildren, Jim Ridge and Tami Janus. She is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Allstetter; daughter, Kathryn Ridge; son-in-law, John Ridge; son-in-law, Jim Deasy; grandson, Bradley Allen; and step-grandchildren, Jeff Ridge.

Visitation will be held at Ochalek-Stark Funeral Home, Milan (ochalekstark.com), on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Marble Park Cemetery, Milan.

Contributions may be made to the Michigan Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.

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