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Alice Dinkelman

PRINCETON — Alice A. Dinkelman, 87, of Princeton passed away Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

Born Aug. 27, 1926, in New Baden, Ill., to John and Frances (Richter) Zurliene, she married Frederick Dinkelman Jan. 21, 1950, in St. Louis Catholic Church in Princeton. He survives.

She was a 1945 graduate of Princeton High School. She had worked at GTE as a telephone operator.

She was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church in Princeton.

Also surviving are her children, Michael (Sheila) Dinkelman of Princeton, Gary Dinkelman of Austin, Texas, Thomas (Josie) Dinkelman of Denver, Colo., Theodore (Barbara) Dinkelman of McHenry and Nancy (John) Wagner of Mahomet; 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; six brothers and sisters, Doloris Schafer of Princeton, Loraine McMahn of Manlius, John (Ellen) Zurliene of Nashville, Tenn., Jerry (Avis) Zurliene of Princeton, Doris Lewis of Princeton and Herbert (Sue) Zurliene of Princeton; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two children in infancy, three brothers and one sister.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the St. Louis Catholic Church, Princeton, with the Rev. Jeffrey Stirnimen officiating. Interment will be in Elm Lawn Memorial Park, Princeton.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday in the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton, with a rosary recited at 5:30 p.m.


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