Brodhead - Alice Marie Badertscher, age 91, entered into God’s care on September 17, 2020 at the Woods Crossing Nursing Home in Brodhead.
Alice was born on January 23, 1929 in Riceville, Iowa, the daughter of Amos and Gladys (Errington) Stewart. She married Allard Badertscher on February 12, 1947. Allard preceded her in death on March 6, 2012.
Alice worked for many years with her husband on the family farm in the Spring Grove Township before retirement. She was a former member of the United Methodist Church of Brodhead. Alice loved to play practical jokes, enjoyed crocheting, gardening, cooking, dancing and polka music and playing cards. She also enjoyed traveling and has been to Florida, out west, and a trip to Canada.
Alice is survived by 3 children, Lynda (Rick) Smith of Apple River, IL, Stewart (Pauline) Badertscher of Brodhead and Jan (Ken) Mitchell of St. Cloud, FL; 5 grandchildren, Aaron (Calie), Travis (Tricia), Jon, Ron and Bridget (Todd) and 9 great grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Allard in 2012, a son, Gerald at birth; a grandson, Ryan A Smith and three siblings, Frank, Donnie and Helen.
Graveside services will be held at the Greenwood Cemetery, HWY T in Brodhead on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 1:00 PM. The DL Newcomer Funeral Home in Brodhead is assisting the family.
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