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COSTELLO, Alice 1912-1989


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/2/2016 at 11:43:08

Rites Held For Alice Costello

Alice Costello, 76, of Gladbrook, passed away on Friday, January 20, at Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center, of heart failure.

Funeral Mass was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 24, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Grundy Center, with Father Louis Wunder officiating.

Music for the service was provided by Rita Fisher and Robert Wiese.

Pallbearers were Kenneth Frey, Les Kneeland, Roland Dahms, Bill Gillespie, Dick Dahms, and Robert Klink.

Ushers were Don Coleman and George Lange, and flower attendants were Evelyn Storjohann and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lynch.

Interment was in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Grundy Center.

Alice Mae Costello was born May 5, 1912, in Gladbrook, the daughter of Peter and Emma Dahms Klink. She graduated from Gladbrook High School in 1930.

On April 15, 1929, she was married to Thomas J. Costello. They farmed near Gladbrook the majority of their married life.

Alice was employed at Westbrook Acres Nursing Home for 15 years prior to her retirement. She was active with Meals on Wheels, the American Cancer Society, the Tama County Genealogy Society, the Amvets Auxiliary, the Spring Greek Homemakers Club, Tama County Historical Society, Ehrig-McTurk Post #127 American Legion Auxiliary, and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Grundy Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1960, her parents, a brother, and a son in infancy.

Alice is survived by four sons, Thomas J. Costello, IV, Rochelle, IL, James N. Costello, Houston, TX, David (Mike) Costello, Grundy Center, and John R. Costello, Marietta, GA; a daughter, Barbara (Mrs. Dennis Luethje), Gladbrook; and nine grandchildren.

A memorial fund has been established.

The Goettsch-Perrin Funeral Home in Gladbrook was in charge of the arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 26 January 1989, pg 3


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