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Official Obituary of

Alice Rhey (Boone) Zeschke

July 9, 1937 ~ February 25, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Alice Zeschke Obituary

    Alice Rhey Zeschke, age 86 of Dongola, died Sunday, February 25, 2024 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. She was born on July 9, 1937 in Alto Pass, the daughter of Alvin W. and Cleo M. (Neighbors) Boone. She married Walter William Zeschke on October 5, 1956 Holly Springs, Mississippi. They shared 58 years together. Walter preceded her in death on March 12, 2014.

    Alice is survived by her children, Walter (Lisa) Zeschke of Anna, James (Mary) Zeschke, John (Tammy) Zeschke all of Dongola, Lee Anne (Mike) Bryant of Leland, NC and Peter Zeschke of Anna; grandchildren, Rachel Rios, Jill (Larry) Gore, Alicia (Chris) Needham, Andrea Lambert, Stephanie Zeschke, Adam Zeschke, Brent (Myranda) Zeschke, Brandon Zeschke, Bradley (Lindsay) Zeschke, Erica (Joseph) Miller, Taylor Bryant, Mackenzie Bryant, Alex (Laramie) Zeschke, Austin Zeschke, and Addison Zeschke; great grandchildren, Jason, Riley, Logan, Colton, Easton, River,  Sophie, Brynleigh, Duke, Wynter, Sarah, Gracie, Kinsley, Henry, Blaine and Matti; “niece daughters”, Carmen (Toby) Rhine of Dongola and Debbie Bollhorst of Clifton; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and two brothers, Richard and Alvin Boone.

    Alice was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Anna. She was an avid seamstress and quilter. She enjoyed attending historical reenactments. For ten years, she managed the Super K (now Acee’s) convenience store in Dongola. She also served as a librarian and operated the concession stand at Dongola Lake. She will be forever remembered as a loving and supportive wife, mother, grammy and friend.

    Funeral services for Alice Zeschke will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2024 at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with Pastor Jason Holden officiating. Interment will follow in the Alto Pass Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 11:00 a.m. until the service hour at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2024 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Trinity Lutheran Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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March 1, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home Anna
301 West Spring Street
Anna, IL 62906

Funeral Service
March 1, 2024

1:00 PM
Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home Anna
301 West Spring Street
Anna, IL 62906

Interment following funeral service
March 1, 2024

Alto Pass Cemetery
Rt. 127 North
Alto Pass, IL 62905


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