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ALICE QUIST, age 95, joined her husband Peter in the presence of her Lord and Savior on October 5, 2010 at Provena Medical Center in Aurora surrounded by the prayers of her family. BORN: She was born August 8, 1915, in Lucas, Michigan, the daughter of William and Johanna Schripsema. MARRIAGE: On May 10, 1938, Alice married Peter Quist in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They made their home in Saginaw and Grand Rapids, before moving to Wheaton, Illinois in 1952 where Peter worked for Youth for Christ International. OCCUPATION / WORK HISTORY:Alice worked in retail, both in a bakery and gift store. In 1966 they moved back to Grand Rapids where Alice and Peter both worked for Radio Bible Class until their retirement. Alice was such a support to Peter in his ministries and in the interim pastorates he served. She definitely was a true "help meet". In 1994 they moved to Aurora, Illinois and lived in Plum Landing retirement community where they started monthly prayer meetings and eventually began Sunday worship services that continue to this day. Peter passed on to Glory October 28, 1996. Alice moved to Countryside Care Center in December of 2004.SURVIVORS: She is survived by her son, James (Janice) Quist of Sugar Grove, IL; a daughter Janice (Gary) Herr of Fargo, North Dakota; 5 grandchildren, Kent Quist, Jami (Gary) Bonifas, Trisha (Wayne) Miller, David (Eva) Herr and Heather (Aaron) Erickson; and 12 great-grandchildren. PRECEDED:She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter; her parents; 5 sisters, and 1 brother. VISITATION / FUNERAL Visitation will be from 4-5:30 p.m. with a funeral service to celebrate her life to begin at 6 p.m. at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St. Elburn, IL, on Friday, October 8, 2010. Private family interment will follow at a later date. MEMORIAL In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name to benefit Radio Bible Class who are responsible for "The Daily Bread" publications. Checks may be made to the "Alice Quist Memorial" and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address or on the web at www.conleycare.com.
Visitation will be from 4-5:30 p.m. with a funeral service to celebrate her life to begin at 6 p.m. at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St. Elburn, IL, on Friday, October 8, 2010.
Private family interment will follow at a later date.