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August 29, 2018 Alice Amanda Beachy
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ARTICLE DESCRIPTION:

1919 -2018

Alice Amanda (Gingerich) Beachy, 99, died at her home, Aug. 23, 2018. Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at the John H. Beachy residence. Burial was in the Peter Miller Cemetery.

Alice Amanda (Gingerich) Beachy, daughter of Benedict and Lizzie (Kemp) Gingerich was born March 25, 1919, in Johnson County, Iowa.

In her youth she accepted Christ as her Savior and was baptized in the Old Order Amish Church where she was a faithful member at the time of her death. On Jan. 31, 1941, she was united in marriage to Eli M. Beachy. They lived in matrimony for 56 years.

Surviving are four children: Elizabeth Ellen Schrock of Kalona, Mrs. John H. (Emma Irene) Beachy of Riverside, Mrs. Steven D. (Alta Fern) Miller of Kalona and Mrs. Jim (Ida Mae) Bige of Waterloo; five grandchildren: Abner Miller, Jesse Miller of Kalona, Jonah and Rosa Miller of Missouri, Dinah and Ernie Graber of Ohio and Mary Alice Miller of Kalona; three great-grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; 40 stepgreat-grandchildren; and 69 stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers: Freeman, Herman and Emil; a sister: Mary Ellen; a granddaughter; and an infant great-grandchild.

The Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona is in charge of the arrangements.

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