Alice M. Povich, age 82, of the Cedar Grove House-Pinecrest Medical Care Facility (formerly of Bayview Manor, Gladstone), died Friday afternoon September 19, 2008 at the Cedar Grove House following a lengthy illness with MS.
Alice was born April 3, 1926 in Iron River, MI the daughter of Walter and Julia (Turoski) Dabeck. She was raised in Iron River and she was a 1944 graduate of the Iron River High School. Following graduation she moved to Milwaukee and later she returned to her hometown of Iron River. Alice has lived in Gladstone since 1989.
Alice was a member of the All Saints Church in Gladstone and she enjoyed watching classic movies and playing bingo. Alice was always up to a challenging game of Scrabble and she was seldom beaten. She also enjoyed making crafts and she was an accomplished seamstress.
Alice is survived by:
2 Sons: Louis (Ginger) Povich of Wetmore, MI; Thomas (Carolyn) Povich of Gladstone, MI
1 Daughter: Julie (Ted) Dahlstrom of Rock, MI
1Brother: Walter Dabeck of Manitowac, WI
3 Sisters: Mary Ann Fritch of Lansing, MI; Pauline Friend of Battle Creek, MI; Julie (Donald) McDonald of Iron River, MI
8 Grandchildren: Troy (Tina) Povich, Christy (Chuck) Mathias, Carrie (Gardner); Bess, Terry (Kristi) Dahlstrom, Bryan (Jennifer) Dahlstrom; Krystal (Jon) Burris, Derek (Jenny) Povich and Rebecca Carlson
Also surviving are 9 great grandchildren and numerous loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday September 24, 2008 at 11:00 AM at the All Saints Church in Gladstone with Rev. Fr. Arnold Grambow officiating. Luncheon will follow in the All Saints Church Parish Hall. Burial will be in Iron River, MI.