BLOOMINGTON — Alice T. Korte, 86, Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Bloomington, died Saturday (Dec. 14, 2013) after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Alice was a resident at Ridgecrest Village Assisted Living and Skilled Care, Davenport, since December 2005, after living in Bloomington for 44 years.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at Runge Mortuary, Davenport, Iowa. Mass will be at noon Friday at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Davenport, Iowa, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Funks Grove Cemetery, McLean. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America or Home Sweet Home Ministries in Bloomington.
Alice was born Dec. 10, 1927, in Tama, Iowa, one of five children of Louis K. and Alice V. DuPre Mochal. She married Arthur C. Korte in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Nov. 14, 1953. Art died more than 21 years ago on Nov. 4, 1992.
Surviving are sons, Thomas (Patrice) and Robert (Ellen); daughters, Elizabeth and Patricia (James) Hammer; five grandchildren, Tom’s daughters, Maria and Lisa; Bob’s daughters, Bryggen and Blair; and Patti’s son, Michael; and one sister, Susan (Fred) Clarke.
She was preceded in death by brothers, John and Jim Mochal, and sister, Mary Ann Graham.
Alice was a member of Holy Trinity Parish, Bloomington, for 44 years. She loved painting, photography, flower gardening and bird watching. Her main focus in life though was always her family.