February 18, 1927 - May 25, 2021
Alice (Katczka) Beilke, 94, of Mt. Vernon, IN, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from Lewy body dementia at Signature Health Care. She was born February 18, 1927, in Wausau, WI, to the late Anthony and Regina (Ligman) Katczka. Alice was born and raised in Wausau, Wisconsin and helped her working mother raise 7 siblings. At the age of 21, she and her best friend hitch hiked to the west coast for an adventure where she formed lifelong friendships. She enjoyed roller skating and bowling. Alice was a former member of Concordia Lutheran Church and an active member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. She enjoyed making cookies, as well as playing Clabber and Uno. Alice is survived by her daughters, Phyllis (Wayne) Ripplemeier and Judy Bell; son, Phillip Beilke (Melissa DelBalzo); son-in-law, Paul Pozorski; grandchildren, Joshua (Kelly) Childers, Candice Childers, Matthew Childers, and Lauren Covell; four great grandchildren; sisters, Marian Przybylski and Barbara Valiska; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 68 years, LeRoy Beilke; daughter, Mary Pozorski; sisters, Lucille Fraser, Bernice Katczka, and Leone Topinka; and brothers, Albert and Jimmy Katczka. Entombment services will begin at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 28, 2021 at Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum with Pastor Chad Eckels officiating. The service will be live-streamed on the Ziemer Funeral Home and Cremation Services’ Facebook page at 12:50 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 701 N. Weinbach Ave. #510, Evansville, IN 47711, Concordia Lutheran Church, 2451 Stringtown Rd., Evansville, IN 47711, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 100 E. Michigan St., Evansville, IN 47711, or the charity of your choice. Condolences may be made online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com.
Alice (Katczka) Beilke, 94, of Mt. Vernon, IN, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from Lewy body dementia at Signature Health Care. She was born February 18, 1927, in Wausau, WI, to the late Anthony and Regina (Ligman) Katczka. Alice was born... View Obituary & Service Information
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