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Alice Papke

Alice Papke, age 80, of Huron, died September 15, 2006.  Her funeral mass was at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, September 19th, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church with the Rev. Joseph Holzhauser.  Burial was in the St. Martin Catholic Cemetery.

Alice E. Mordes was born January 30, 1926, at Detroit, Michigan, to Clement and Dorathea (Hayes) Mordes. Alice grew up in Dearborn, Michigan. She married Edward Papke on December 21, 1943, at San Angelo, Texas.

Alice was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary, the American Association of Retired Persons, Air Force Sergeants Association and Auxiliary, and the Retired Enlisted Association and Auxiliary.

Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Edward in 2001; her son, John in 2003; her parents; her brother, Douglas; and her sister, Carol Beard.

Grateful for having shared her life are her three sons, Edward, Jr. and his wife Rose, of El Paso, Texas, Patrick and his wife Pamela, of Memphis, Tennessee, and William of Marthasville, Missouri; her daughter, Angele and her husband Patrick Simmons, of Huron; eleven grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.