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Alice Cheeseman was born on June 19, 1922, in Fresno, CA, to Margaret and Philip Dauer. Bright and athletic, she won two "Valley" titles as a tennis player. She was the valedictorian of her high school class at Central High School. She married Earl, the love of her life, on December 26, 1941, who preceded her in death. Along with her husband, sister and brother-in-law, she ran Cheeseman and Steitz grocery store in Biola, CA. After retirement, Earl and she traveled and played golf. She attended the church in Biola that her grandfather helped start. She was a Sunday school teacher there for many years. On December 17, 2017, she went home to be with the Lord and her husband. She is survived by her children, Deanna and Bill Scheideman, Bert and Kathleen Cheeseman, and Lynne and Bill Valoff; grandchildren, Anthony and Michelle Scheideman, Gina- Marie Cheeseman, Niki and Joey Ghimenti, Greg Valoff, Aimee and Shea Dexheimer, Nic and Denise Valoff, and Christopher Valoff; and great-grandchildren, Emily, Jacob and Marcus Scheideman, Stephen Dexheimer, Noah and Ella Ghimenti, and Gunner and Crew Valoff. The family would like to thank Stephanie, Jamie, Jill, and CC for their loving care and devotion. A Funeral Service will be held at Biola Congregational Church, 4783 N. 5th Street, Biola, CA, on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Biola Congregational Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 307, Biola, CA 93606; or Hinds Hospice.

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Published in Fresno Bee on Dec. 24, 2017.
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January 22, 2018
Alice was our Mother's best friend since grammer school and she was with our Mother a few days before our Mother went to be with the Lord 3 plus years ago. My Mother and my sisters and i loved Alice very much and we are so sorry for your loss, Continued prayers for you and your family. Love, Susan Angelich Boitano and family
December 30, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you and yours families. May God bless and watch all of you.
Linda Wulf
December 25, 2017
You Will be greatly missed, Love You Aluce
Stephanie Camacho
December 25, 2017
I love you Alice we will miss you!
Cecilia Garcia
December 24, 2017
With Deepest Sympathy
Patricia Collins McMahon
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