Alice M. Simper, 87

Alice M. Simper, 87 years, of Hamilton, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Alice was born August 16, 1930 in Hamilton, Indiana, the daughter of the late L. Quentin and Columbia (Wing) Myers. She was a 1948 graduate of Hamilton High School. She married Gene Simper on February 9, 1950 and he preceded her in death on November 22, 1988. Alice was a production worker for Pittsfield of Indiana. She was a member of Hamilton United Methodist Church and Wing Family of America. In her free time, Alice enjoyed gardening and canning. She especially enjoyed traveling and going to family reunions.

Surviving are her children, Sherry (Steve) Pingry of Angola, Indiana, Jim Simper of Hamilton, Indiana, Kenny (Barb) Simper of Hamilton, Indiana, Deb (Pat) Berry of Edon, Ohio, and Joan Hartman of Angola, Indiana; eleven grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren, and one brother, John T. (Robbin) Myers of Florida. Alice was preceded in death by one grandson, Mike Naus, son-in-law, Gary Hartman, one brother, Donald Myers and one sister, Priscilla Gnagy.

Visitation for Alice M. Simper will be held Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. in Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 3985 East Church Street, Hamilton, Indiana. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 22, 2018 in the Hamilton United Methodist Church, 7780 South Wayne Street, Hamilton, Indiana with Pastors Larry Dimick and Jack Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the church.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions be made to Hamilton United Methodist Church, 7780 South Wayne Street, Hamilton, Indiana, 46742.

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