Alice Ruth Pedrelli
Feb. 26, 1935 - Jan. 4, 2017
Alice Ruth (Windsor) Pedrelli was born on February 26, 1935 in Bakersfield, Ca. and went to our lord on January 4, 2017 at the age of 81.
Alice was preceded in death by her husband Peter Pedrelli, her parents: Arthur Windsor, Frances (Amos) Taylor, Brothers: John (Elsie) Windsor, Randy Windsor, and Sister: Berneil Rich. She left behind, her Sister-in-law: Gerri Windsor, Steve (Gertrud) Windsor, Lucille Bragga, Kathy (Dave) Novotny, Nancy Taylor.
Alice's family moved from Bakersfield to Madera when she was 5 years old to her grandfather's farm where her family took over running the farm. After she started Madera High in 1950 she would meet Peter Pedrelli and soon after they married. They would settle in El Nido on the Pedrelli family dairy. Then brothers Peter and Albert would take over running the dairy until they retired.
Alice and Peter raised 5 children: Linda Brewer, Robert Pedrelli, Pasty Horn, Lydia (Edward) Swilley, and Daniel Pedrelli.
After all the kids were grown and out of the house Alice decided she would like to go to work. She held several small jobs before getting her CNA license and working at Anberry Rehabilitation, until she retired at the age of 62.
Her hobbies were sewing, knitting, reading, camping, raising birds and growing flowers.
Alice has 13 Grandchildren, 23 Great Grandchildren, and 2 Great-Great Grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home located at 1490 B Street Merced, California 95341.
Published in Merced Sun Star from Jan. 7 to Jan. 9, 2017