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Alice Engstrom

Alice Lor­raine (-ohn­son) Engstrom

Alice Engstrom, 87, of Blue Bell, Pa., died on Feb. 21, 2013, at Fairview Care Cen­ter. She was the wife of -ohn “Art” Engstrom for 51 years, prior to his pass­ing in 2008.

Born on Dec. 8, 1925, in St. Paul, Minn., she was the daugh­ter of the late Au­gust F. and Elsie Evelyn (Ol­son) -ohn­son, of St. Paul. She grew up on a farm in Chis­ago City, Minn. Alice mar­ried Art Engstrom in 1956 and in 1966 they moved to Blue Bell, Pa.

Alice was a home­maker for most of her life. She loved bak­ing, the Phillies, dogs and en­ter­tain­ing. In her younger years, she en­joyed boat­ing and water ski­ing. Alice was es­pe­cially close to her grand­son, David. She was known for be­ing kind to ev­ery­one. She was a mem­ber of St. -ohn Lutheran Church in Cen­ter Square since 1966 and served on church coun­cil, al­tar guild and with her friend, Irma Gaert­ner, spent many hours help­ing in the church kitchen.

Alice is sur­vived by daugh­ter Linda Cather­wood (Dun­can), of Fort Wash­ing­ton; son Richard Engstrom (-anet), of Am­bler; and grand­son David Cather­wood. She is also sur­vived by step­son -ohn Engstrom IV; step­daugh­ters Pam DeSanti and Linda En­gel and their fam­i­lies. In ad­di­tion to her hus­band, she was pre­ceded in death by sis­ters Dorothy Kriehl, Vi Skrip, Marge Kuhn; and broth­ers Roy and Rus­sell -ohn­son.

Friends and rel­a­tives are in­vited to at­tend her fu­neral ser­vice, at 2:15 p.m. on Fri­day, March 1, 2013, at the R. L. Wil­liams, -r. Fu­neral Home, Inc., Skip­pack Pike at Cedar Road, Skip­pack, where friends may call for the viewing from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. In­ter­ment will fol­low at St. -ohn Lutheran Church Ceme­tery.

In lieu of flow­ers, the family re­quests that friends re­mem­ber her by as­sist­ing an or­ga­ni­za­tion or cause near to each of their own hearts in her mem­ory, or by con­tri­bu­tions to Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion, at .

On­line con­do­lences may be made to the family at www. rl­williams­fu­ner­al­

Death No­tice:

SZY­MAN­SKI, Joan T., 73, of North Wales, died Mon­day, Feb. 18, 2013. She was the wife of the late -os­eph Szy­man­ski. Ar­range­ments by Betty Meier Stee­ley Fu­neral Home, Sellersville.

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