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 www.alz.org .
Online condolences may be made to the family at www. rlwilliamsfuneralhome.com.
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