UNION GROVE - Age 99, formerly of Kansasville passed away on Friday March 7, 2014 at Oak Ridge Care Center. She was born January 2, 1915 to Henry and Louise (nee Fonk) Terry in Paris Township. Her early life was spent in the Paris and Union Grove area where she attended grade school and graduated from high school. Following high school she went to the Business College of Racine. She was employed by George Gorton Machine Co. as a secretary for 5 years. On August 26, 1939 she was united in marriage to the late Raymond Leo Vandenboom at St. Johns Catholic Church in Paris. Following their marriage Alice and Ray resided at the family farm house, on Vandenboom road, for 55 years. After Ray passed away on Sept.28, 1994 Alice moved to St. Monicas Senior Citizens Home in Racine. She lived there until moving to Oak Ridge Care Center 4 years ago. Alice enjoyed working on crafts and spent many hours having fun playing cards. She loved her family and cherished the time she could spend with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Alice is survived by her daughter Roberta Higbie of Indianapolis and a son Terry (Sue) Vandenboom of Kansasville, 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, a brother George (Patricia) Terry of Racine, sister-in- aws; Marge Terry of Racine and Helen Nelson of DePere. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Alice was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son-in -law Richard McCracken, sister Ione Robers, brother Wallace Terry and by two special cousins; Wilbur Terry and Marie Frederick. Memorials for Alice may be made to St. Monicas Senior Citizens Home or Oak Ridge Care Center. The family of Alice would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of both St. Monicas Senior Citizens Home and Oak Ridge Care Center for all their care and compassion they gave Alice over the years. A Memorial service will be held for Alice on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 2:30 PM at Polnasek -Daniels Funeral Home. Relative and friends may meet with the family on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM at the funeral home. Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home & Crematory 908 11th Ave. Union Grove, WI 53182 262-878-2011 www.danielsfamilyfuneral.com
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Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home
908 11th Ave.
Union Grove, WI 53182
Published in Racine Journal Times on Mar. 23, 2014