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Alice B. Clune

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MINSTER - Alice B. (Fleckenstein) Clune, 62, of Canal Road, No. 1, Minster, passed away at her residence of natural causes on Thursday afternoon, May 23, 2013. She had suffered from ovarian cancer for nearly three years.
She was born Nov. 15, 1950, in Piqua, to Ferd and Marie (Kuether) Fleckenstein. On Sept. 18, 1971, at St. Michael Church, Fort Loramie, Alice married Donald A. Clune, who survives. Also surviving are four children, Cheryl and Scott Gibler, of Tipp City, Ryan and Hollie Clune, of Tipp City, Keith and Brandi Clune, of Fort Loramie, and Doug Clune, of Troy; nine grandchildren, Madeline, Megan, and Ellie Gibler, Zachary, Thad, Eve, Rylie, Addison and Lylah Clune; seven siblings, Ted and Linda Fleckenstein, of Fort Loramie, Ralph and Carol Fleckenstein, of Fort Loramie, Doris and Tim Hoying, of Anna, Mary Jane Knapke, of Maria Stein, Patricia Fleckenstein, of Fort Loramie, Sara and Tim Cotterman, of Sidney, and Bill and Ann Thieman, of Minster; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Linus and Sandy Clune, of St. Henry, Dolores and Lester Harting, of St. Henry, Paul and Janet Clune, of New Weston, Urban and Peg Clune, of St. Henry, Carol and Bob Beckman, of Coldwater, and Dave and Janice Clune, of St. Henry.
She was preceded in death by both parents, one brother-in-law, Louis Knapke and a nephew, Phillip Thieman.
A 1968 graduate of Fort Loramie High School, Mrs. Clune was primarily a homemaker. Over the years she worked part time at Heritage Manor. She had also been a home health aide and day care provider. Alice attended St. Michael Catholic Church and was active in St. Ann's Ladies Sodality. She was also a member of the Fort Loramie Alumni Band and had been a band parent booster. She was also a retired volunteer member of the Fort Loramie Rescue Squad. Alice loved entertaining her grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, attending Curves and many years of Wednesday night league bowling. She was also an "outdoors" person. She enjoyed gardening, taking walks, bike rides, pontoon rides and even ice skating.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Michael Church, Fort Loramie, with the Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery.
Friends may call Monday 2 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday 9 to 10 a.m. at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie.
Memorials may be made to "The James" Cancer Research, Wilson Hospice Care or the Fort Loramie Historical Society. Condolences may be expressed at www.gehretfuneralhome.com

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Published in Sidney Daily News on May 24, 2013
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