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Alice Marie Ruppert

November 3, 1920 — November 28, 2015

Alice M. (Collicott) Ruppert age, 95, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2015 at her home in McCook.  She was born on November 3, 1920 on the family farm near Overton, NE to John and Christena (Rathsach) Jurgensen.  Alice was a twin sister, one of five children born to this union.  She graduated from Overton High School in 1939.

On June 15, 1946, she married Earle Collicott, to this union three children were born.  Earle passed away October 31, 1966.  On June 16, 1971 she married Glenn W. Ruppert and he passed away August 16, 1995.

Alice was a member of the Memorial United Methodist Church, Order of Eastern Star, and B.P.O. Does.  She enjoyed gardening, travel, dancing and spending time with her grandchildren.  Alice loved to play Pinochle and was a charter member of “Pinochle Marathon” 29 years ago.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Earle and Glenn; an infant son Harland; one step-son Don Ruppert and step-daughter Bonnie Maloley Neff; one sister Helen Adams; two brothers Harley Jurgensen and Dick Jurgensen; three step-son-in-laws Dan Wolfe, Zickie Maloley, and Alva Max; and two brother-in-laws Harry Snowden, and Herman Adams.

Survivors include twin sister, Alma Snowden, of Kearney; one son, Richard Collicott and wife, Jeri, of McCook; daughter, Carol Collicott of McCook and husband, Robert Stecker; step-daughters, Shirley Wolfe, of Lexington, Joanne and husband, Dean Roedel, of Greeley, CO, Carol Max, of Cambridge; step-daughter-in-law, Doris Ruppert of McCook, step-son, Larry Ruppert and wife, Lynda, of McCook; seven grandchildren, Gordon and wife Mabel Collicott, Melissa and husband Robin Turner, Wes and wife Heather Collicott, Clint Collicott, Kelsey and husband Tyler Brown, James McQuiety and Amie and husband Josh Broz; 12 step-grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and many step-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of family and friends.


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