Alice Hill

Friday, October 12, 2012

Alice May Hill, age 87, of Storm Lake, died October 4, at Wel-Life in Alta.

Alice May Stanzel was born December 9, 1924 in Sac County, the daughter of Barnabas C. and Bertha F. (Grace) Stanzel. She was baptized and confirmed as a child.

Alice grew up in Sioux Rapids, where she graduated from Sioux Rapids High School in 1942.

On April 6, 1946, Alice was united in marriage Dale L. Hill at home in Sioux Rapids. Together, they were blessed with four children: Dorla, Duane, Joe, and Jane.

Alice was a bookkeeper for many years. In 1946, Dale and Alice started Hill Dental Lab, where Alice kept the books. She also worked at Lane Moore Lumber Company for 36 years. When the business was sold, she retired and then worked at Stille Pierce and Pertzborn until she retired the second time.

Alice was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening and crocheting. She was especially known for her chocolate chip cookies. Alice loved spending time with her family and friends and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children: Dorla Hill of Coralville; Duane Hill of Storm Lake; Joe Hill of Alta; and Jane Hill of Storm Lake; sister, Marjorie (Mrs. Jared) Fairchild; brother, Donald D. Stanzel; extended family and friends.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Barnabas C. and Bertha F. Stanzel; husband, Dale; brothers: Gerald, Kenneth, and Robert; and sister, Mildred Filloon.