Alice Nosbish

Published 4:32 pm Friday, December 9, 2016

Alice Miller Nosbish, 95, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at the Woodlands in the Meth-Wick Community, in Cedar Rapids. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Marion, Iowa, conducted by Pastor Lloyd Brockmeyer. The family will greet friends from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., prior to the funeral service. Internment will take place at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery in Cedar Rapids.

Alice was born on Oct. 14, 1921, in Jefferson, Iowa, the daughter of Don and Hattie Price. She was a graduate of Jefferson High School. She was united in marriage to Lyndell Miller in 1941. They raised five children in Marion until they moved to Glendale, Ariz., in 1965, where they lived until Lyndell’s death in 1981. After moving back to Iowa, Alice was married to Gerald Nosbish of Cedar Rapids in 1988. They enjoyed following their beloved Iowa Hawkeyes, the Cornell Rams, playing golf, and the fun time spent with their family and friends. Alice loved music, enjoyed singing with her church choirs, and was a member of the Sweet Adelines. She was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed crafts of all kinds. She was loved for her quick wit and great sense of humor. Alice was admired for her positive attitude, and her ability to see the good in everything and everyone. She was a devoted mother and such a fun-loving grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Larry (Joannie) Miller of Bogalusa, Steve (Ruth) Miller of Mt. Vernon, Iowa, Janis Skow of Cedar Rapids, Lynda Taube of Cedar Rapids, and Diann Groff of Centerville, Va.; grandchildren, Chris Miller, Tim Miller, Savannah Miller, Sarah Miller Johnson, Matthew Miller, Jennifer Stickney Johnson, Tanner Stickney Colgrove, Ashley Stickney, Michael Groff and David Groff; and 17 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her stepchildren, Mary Kay (Leon) Schnack of Port Orange, Fla., Debbie (Scott) Bradley of Cambridge, Minn., Jerry (Patty) Nosbish of Olathe, Kan., Dan (Cathy) Nosbish of Cedar Rapids, and Suzie Otterbeck of Naples, Fla.; step-grandchildren, Derek Schnack, Andy Schnack, Daron Bradley, Ben Bradley, Sarah Nosbish, Colleen Nosbish, Jeff Nosbish, Charlie Otterbeck, Margaret Otterbeck and Kathy Otterbeck; and seven step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Lyndell Miller in 1981 and Gerald Nosbish in 2008; a brother; and three sisters.

The family would like to thank the entire staff of the Meth-Wick community for their loving and attentive care throughout her time with them.

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