Washington United Methodist Church
Saturday October 23rd, 2021
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Alice Nadine Dyck
Alice’s life began on September 11, 1929 the daughter of Donald and Gladys (Carver) Sitler in Frankfort, Kansas. She graduated from El Dorado High Class of 1947 and married Herbert C. Dyck on November 28, 1948 on the family farm in Whitewater.
Alice was a homemaker and a secretary for 16 years at Missouri Baptist Hospital from where she retired. She loved genealogy, politics and the churches she attended – United Methodist Churches in Washington, Kansas and Manchester, Missouri. She was an excellent cook and was willing to try any new recipe and accomplish it to perfection. After retirement she taught French in the grade school and took in eleven exchange students.
Her loving family includes her sons, Frederick Dyck of Cameron, Missouri, Justin Dyck, Nathan Dyck (Julie) all of St. Louis, Missouri; daughter, Christine Sehnert of Whitewater, Deborah Blackwell of St. Louis; 13 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents; husband Herbert in 2012; daughter, Maria Gunn; siblings, Joyce Burkhart and Lyle Sitler. Alice passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at the age of 92 years old.
A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, October 23, at 11:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Washington, Kansas.
Memorial contributions may be directed to United Methodist Women or United Methodist Trustees or United Methodist Committee on Relief in care of United Methodist Church, 400 C Street, Washington, Kansas 66968. Please sign her online guest book and leave a memory of Alice at www.yazelmeglifh.com. Lamb Funeral Home in Whitewater, Kansas is serving the family.
Mrs. Dyck was the wife of my high school German teacher. Her love for his students was shown in her welcoming us to their home, showing us how to cook German food. I still make her recipe for rouladen, which was published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch over 50 years ago. RIP Mrs. Dyck and thank you for your many kindnesses.
Sue E. Evans Nov 12 2021 11:53 AM
Alice and I had coffee nearly every day for almost 20 years. I considered her to be my best friend and miss her terribly. She was an amazing woman and I was very proud to call her my friend.
Jeanette Stamm Oct 23 2021 7:29 AM
What an amazing lady! One of my favorite people! She will be truly missed! Prayers and love to all her family.
Joyce C McQuillan Oct 5 2021 7:59 AM
We met Alice as a wonderful yet powerful Lady and are very glad that we were able to get to know her while visiting Kansas from Germany. Her husband was one of the distant cousins of my Dad. Warm regards from Alexandra & Miriam Mueller (Claassen)
Alexandra Mueller Oct 4 2021 5:38 AM