Alice K. Oelke (pronounced Elkee), age 106 of Nebraska City died January 11, 2018 at The Ambassador Care Center in Nebraska City. Alice was born to C. H. and Sedona (Henke) Kleineweber on August 7, 1911 on a farm near Burr along with her twin sister Alma. She was raised in Minersville south of Nebraska City. Alice married Orville Oelke August 7, 1936 in Nebraska City. Three children were born to this union, Orville, Sandra and Samuel. Alice worked at Pendelton Sewing Factory and later worked along side Orville on the farm where they lived near Paul. Alice and Orville later retired to Nebraska City. She was a member of Bethel United Church of Christ and a long-time volunteer for the Red Cross where she worked every blood mobile until she was in her 80’s. Alice was a member of the Nebraska City Eagles Auxiliary and she enjoyed playing cards and spending time with her family and friends.
Alice is survived by her son, Orville Oelke, Jr. and wife Jacki; daughter, Sandra Martin, all of Nebraska City; grandchildren, Cynthia Oelke and husband Jerry, Jeffrey Oelke and wife Stacy, Tonya Wood and husband Ellis, Dustin Martin, Clint Martin and wife Lori and Chiona Morris and husband Luke; great grandchildren, Heather and Zach Olson, Addison Oelke, Nick and Sam Wood, Aubrey Bando, Zoey and Grant Martin, Violet and Eve Morris; great grandchild, Helena Wood; many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Samuel; son in law, Leonard Martin; seven sisters including her twin sister, Alma and three brothers.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Marshall Funeral Chapel in Nebraska City with burial in Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City.
Visitations will be 1:00 to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday at Marshall Funeral Chapel in Nebraska City with the family greeting friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.
Memorials are suggested to the Bethel United Church of Christ, Nebraska City Volunteer Fire Department or the Lourdes Endowment Fund.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.marshallfuneral.com.
Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.