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Sally Ann (Hoeflinger) McAlister

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McAlister Sally Ann McAlister (Hoeflinger), age 68, died April 9, 2014. Born in Columbus, Ohio to the late Dr. George R. and Rachel C. (Meckstroth) Hoeflinger. Sally was a devoted loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother. She was an optimist at heart, a friend to many, and always tried to see things from others' point of view. Graduated from Hilliard High School in 1963 and The Ohio State University with a BS in Nursing in 1967. Worked as an RN in hospitals, home care and managed care. Enjoyed hiking and nature, especially appreciated rocks (favorite Anakeesta), trees (favorite Hemlock) and birds (favorite Mockingbird). Survived by husband of 46 years, John R. McAlister; son, Ryan John (Heidi Sommer) McAlister of Powell, Ohio; and daughter, Jillian M. (Kevin) Bickle of Westerville, Ohio; grandsons, Max A. McAlister and Brayden J. Bickle. Also survived by sisters, Jean Ellen Oldfather, Louisville KY, and Linda Carol Kossmann, Louisville, KY; and brother, George Edward (Marilyn) Hoeflinger, Hilliard OH. The family will receive friends at the SCHOEDINGER NORTHEAST CHAPEL in Gahanna from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014 and Saturday, April 12, 2014, 1-2 p.m. with a Celebration of Life Service from 2-3 p.m. at Schoedinger's. Committal of ashes will be in Mifflin Twp. Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Sally Hoeflinger McAlister Campership Fund, Camp Wyandot, 1890 Northwest Blvd., Ste 130, Columbus, OH 43212. Please visit www.schoedinger.com to share a favorite memory of Sally.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 10, 2014
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