ELGIN – Alice E. Keisler, 92, of Elgin, passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at the Rosewood Care Center in Elgin.|
Alice was born Sept. 7, 1921, in Algonquin, the daughter of the late Arthur and Frieda (nee Holtz) Rudsinski.
Alice was a lifelong resident of the area. She worked along with her late husband, LaVerne, and their late son, Neil, as a dairy farmer. They owned and operated Pond Gate Dairy in Barrington Hills until their retirement. Alice was a longtime, faithful member of the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in East Dundee.
Survivors include her daughters, Audrey (Paul) Luscher of Half Moon Bay, Calif., and Gail (Dr. Terry) Nelson of Kalamazoo, Mich. Alice also is survived by her seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; her sisters, Helen Hopp and Lois Smith; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, LaVerne H. Keisler in 2010; a son, Neil L. Keisler in 2006; granddaughters, Meredith L. Keisler in 1978 and Sara E. Nelson in 1983; her six brothers, William, Harry, Clifford, Albert, Leonard and Earl Rudsinski; and two sisters, Lula Marwood and Vera Beu.
The funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, 310 E. Main St. in East Dundee, with the Rev. William P. Yonker, senior pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Dundee Township East Cemetery, East Dundee. The visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee, and again Thursday morning at the church from 10 a.m. until the service.
Please omit flowers. Memorials may be made to either the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church or the Illinois Chapter of the Huntingtons Disease Society, P.O. Box 1883, Arlington Heights, IL 60006-1883. To leave an online condolence, visit www.millerfuneralhomedundee.com.
For information, call the funeral home at 847-426-3436.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Oct. 22, 2013