Alice Louise Pollert
Alice Louise (Espich) Pollert

- - Alice was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana to John and Crystal Berniece (Kreischer) Espich and is survived by her husband Les, son-in-law Paul Buck, grandchildren Grace, Olivia, and P.J. Buck and sister Kathryn (Espich) Zimmerman. She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Dr. Jill Buck, granddaughter, Sophie Marie Buck, and grandsons Branson and Aidan Buck.

Alice earned her BSN, MSN and post masters in nursing from Indiana University and completed the parish nursing program at Marion University. She was awarded Sigma Theta Tau's outstanding graduate student award in 1982 for academic achievement and community service and was selected for Indiana's 1st School Nurse Leadership Academy in 2000. Her 50 year nursing career included the I. U. Medical Center, Lafayette Home Hospital, West Lafayette High School, and the M. S. D. of Martinsville schools. She also volunteered at many summer camps.

She was an active member of Mount Olive Lutheran Church (Greenwood), Bible Study Fellowship, Woman's Department Club of Indianapolis, and a charter and active member of the IN Association of School Nurses.

Alice enjoyed time with family, friends, gardening and flower arranging, and serving her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ who was her purpose for living.

Preferred memorials are to Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Bible Study Fellowship International, Salvation Army, or the scholarship in memory of Jill Buck through South Grove Eye Care.

Published by The Indianapolis Star on Dec. 16, 2018.
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I think of Alice frequently. We met through the Woman's Dept. Club. Alice was an individual whose example of all around goodness inspired everyone. Her quiet demeanor belied her strength of character. Peace to her family.
Gayle Stahl
December 14, 2019
Alice was my friend from 6th grade until her death. I am blessed to have shared her love and joy in the Lord and to enjoy her friendship and her faith-filled journey through joys and sorrows. She was the best.
Sally Beck
sally Beck
January 10, 2019
I will always remember Alice as being a very sweet person. Always a smile for everyone. She will be missed by her wonderful sister Kathy and the rest of her family. RIP Alice.
Janice Schelsky
January 8, 2019
I was fortunate to know Alice, though not for a long length of time, enough to realize what a special person she was. Alice was a model for all of us, easy-going, always smiling. She was service-minded, and enjoyed 'paying it forward'. Her personal faith was inspiring.
Gayle Stahl
December 18, 2018
It was a joy to know Alice, such a gracious lady, and to share in Bible Story with her. Her gentle spirit and her deep faith are an inspiration to all who shared experiences with her. Indeed, her life is a celebration and a model to family and friends. Prayerfully!
Donna Wilson
December 18, 2018
You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Alice was a wonderful cousin. She will never be forgotten.
Janice Schelsky
December 17, 2018
Janice Schelsky
December 17, 2018
With Sympathy
John & Marcia Brucker
December 16, 2018
Aunt Alice you will be missed.
Love, Jim & Tina
Tina Luecke
December 16, 2018
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Ilo meyer
December 16, 2018
My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mrs. Pollert. May you hope in the God of all comfort to strengthen and console your hearts. (Psalm 27:14)
December 15, 2018
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