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Alice Sischo

December 28, 1926 — April 17, 2014

Alice Sischo, age 87, of Neillsville, WI died Thursday, April 17, 2014 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, WI.Alice was born on December 28, 1926 in Pine Valley Township, Clark County, Wisconsin the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Glassow) Strangfeld. She attended and graduated from Neillsville High School in 1944 and was united in marriage to DeVere "Pete" Sischo on November 4, 1945. They farmed north of Neillsville from 1949 until 1982 when "Pete" died. In 1984, Alice began working for the Department of Aging, where she assisted with the Meals-on-Wheels program for the elderly at home and at the Neillsville Senior Center.She was a member of the Pine Valley Zion Lutheran Church in Neillsville. She took pleasure in gardening and tending to her flowers. She enjoyed sewing and was an excellent seamstress. Alice was a hard-working woman who taught her family the value of an education. She loved her grandchildren and attending their sporting events.She is survived by five children, Terry (Elsie) Sischo of Neillsville, WI, Dennis (Mary-Jo) Sischo of Neillsville, WI, Vicki (Allen) Sischo-Steffen of Greenwood, WI, Janis (Chris) Smith of Greenwood, WI and Judy (Brad) Lindner of Neillsville, WI, thirteen grandchildren, Heidi (Ben), Jamie (Tori), Joel (Megan), Aaron (Cheryl), Lacey (Steve), Chad (Heather), Luke (Lauren), Phillip (Kassie), Adam, Jessica (Jason), Jodi (Mike), Jared, and Jennifer. 8 Great Grandchildren, Brady, Drew, Aiden, Zoe, Mason, Peter, Addisyn and Connor, one sister, Elaine Quast of Sparta, WI and one brother, Herman (Jackie) Strangfeld of Neillsville, WI.She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and a brother-in-law, Robert Quast.A prayer service will be held at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, April, 26, 2014 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Saturday. Interment will be in the North Pine Valley Cemetery at a later date.In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Alice's family who will be establishing a scholarship fund in Alice's memory.Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com. The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Alice's family with Funeral arrangements. Funeral Home:Gesche Funeral Home4 South Grand AvenueNeillsville, WIUS 54456
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