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Alice C. Sulsberger

September 22, 1924 July 2, 2019
Alice C. Sulsberger
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Obituary for Alice C. Sulsberger

Alice C. Sulsberger, age 94, of Hornick, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Bickford Cottage of Sioux City, Iowa.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 6, 2019, at the United Methodist Church of Hornick, Iowa. Pastor Catie Newman will officiate. Committal Services will follow in the Westfork Township Cemetery of Climbing, Iowa. A visitation will be held on Friday, July 5, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., at the Armstrong –Van Houten Funeral Home of Mapleton, Iowa. The Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home of Mapleton, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Condolences may be sent online at www.armstrongfuneral.com.

Alice Catherine Sulsberger, the daughter of Roy and Josephine (Hasbrouck) Faverty, was born on September 22, 1924, in Mapleton, Iowa. She grew up on the farm outside of Mapleton and graduated from Mapleton Consolidated High School with the class of 1942.

Alice went on to further her education and graduated from National Business Training School in Sioux City, Iowa with the class of 1943. After graduation, Alice worked in offices in Sioux City from the summer of 1943 until May of 1950.

On June 18, 1950, Alice was united in marriage to Marvin J. Sulsberger in Mapleton, Iowa, by Rev. Dunn. To this union two sons were born Todd and Steve. Alice was a farmwife and lived on the farm up until a year ago. Alice was a faithful member of the United Methodist Church of Hornick, IA. She was a member of the Rainbow Girls and a 50 year member of both the Order of the Eastern Star and White Shrine.

Alice enjoyed the companionship of her dog Penny, along with gardening and playing the piano and organ. She treasured her moments spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are her son Todd C. (Deborah) Sulsberger of Hornick, IA; daughter-in-law Colleen Sulsberger of Mapleton, IA; grandchildren Amy (Charles) Sulsberger-Sattler of Hornick, IA, Walter Marvin (Kim) Sulsberger of Hornick, IA, Alyssa Sulsberger of Mapleton, IA, and Ryan Sulsberger of Minneapolis, MN; great-grandchildren: Bailey and Casey Benton, Amberlyn Sattler, Elizabeth Sattler and Thomas Sattler, Tyler Sulsberger, Alexis Sulsberger, and Zachary Allen; sister-in-law Norma Sulsberger of Climbing Hill, IA; extended family and friends.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Josephine Faverty; husband Marvin Sulsberger; son Dr. Steve Sulsberger; brother Dale Faverty; and infant grandson Jarred James Sulsberger.


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Visitation

Friday

5

Jul

5:00 PM 7/5/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/5/2019 7:00:00 PM
Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home - Mapleton

210 South 5th Street
Mapleton, IA 51034

Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m.

Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home - Mapleton
210 South 5th Street Mapleton 51034 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

6

Jul

10:00 AM 7/6/2019 10:00:00 AM
United Methodist Church

411 5th Street
Hornick, Iowa 51026

United Methodist Church
411 5th Street Hornick 51026 Iowa
United States
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