Alice Edna Timple

Oct 6, 1921 - Mar 8, 2013


Alice Edna Timple, 91, of Sandusky, died Friday, March 8, 2013, in Providence Care Center.

She was born Oct. 6, 1921, in Sandusky, daughter of the late Adolph and Jessie (Dwelle) Strack, and was a 1939 graduate of Sandusky High School.

Alice was a member of St. Stephens United Church of Christ, and the women’s guild of the church. She also belonged to the Good Samartian Auxillary, American Legion 8 & 40 Auxillary and Lazy Women’s Pinochle Club. She loved to paint and play the piano and organ. Most of all, she loved her family gatherings, spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Barbara A. Gurney, of Bloomville, Ohio, Judy A. (Gary) Guendelsberger and Dennis P. (Cheryl) Timple, of Sandusky, Mollie (Wallace) Sevcik, of Boardman, OHhio, Allan R. (Martha) Timple, of Bonita Springs, Fla., and Timothy J. (Sandra) Timple, of Huron; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and two nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard G Timple; parents; three grandsons; a great-great-granddaughter; brother, William in infancy; and a son-in-law, Dennis Gurney.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16, until memorial services at 3 p.m. at St. Stephens United Church of Christ, 905 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Jerald Fenske will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Back to the Wild, P.O. Box 423, Castalia, OH 44824; Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870; Providence Care Center, 2025 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870; New Day Family Resource Center, 1135 Warren St., Sandusky, OH 44870; or to St. Stephens United Church of Christ. 

Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be shared with the family at