Alice M. Schrage, age 79, of Breese, passed away Sunday, June 28 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial for 79 year old Alice M. Schrage will be Friday, July 3 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese. Burial will be in St. Dominic-St. Augustine Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorials are suggested to Brian’s Battle.
She was born December 26, 1935 in Aviston to Henry and Catherine (Henken) Huelsmann: they preceded her in death.
She married Alfred “Dreagon” Schrage August 4, 1956 in Belleville and he preceded her in death May 31, 1998.
Also preceded in death b y a son Mark Schrage, brothers Norbert Huelsmann, Wilfred “Boob” Huelsmann, a sister Marcie Strubhart and brothers-in-law Paul Strubhart, Wilbur Hess.
Surviving are her children Jim (fiancée Harriett Bevars) of Danville,, IN, Brian (Tena) Schrage of Boulder, Mike (Alicia) Schrage of Aviston, Sheila (Scott) Wieter of Aviston.
A daughter-in-law Mary Jane Schrage of St. Rose.
11 grandchildren Gregory Schrage, Timothy Schrage, Michelle Hetzel, Jennifer Kahrhoff, Nicole Schroeder, Jeremy Jones, Brandon Schrage, Trevor Schrage, Thomas Schrage, Madeline Wieter, Annabelle Wieter.
5 great grandchildren Eleanor, Josh, Brantley, Cole, Allison.
Brothers and Sisters, Francis (Florence) Huelsmann of Highland, Dave (Peg) Huelsmann of Florida, Floyd (Dorothy) Huelsmann of Trenton, Estelle Hess of Highland, Rita (Joe) Musenbrock of Scottsdale Az.
Sisters-in-law Bernadine Huelsmann of Breese, Geraldine Huelsmann of Germantown.
Alice retired from St. Joseph Hospital in Breese where she worked as a Registered Nurse. She was an avid quilter.
Member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and Altar Sodality in Breese.
Moss Funeral Home
535 North 5th
Breese, IL 62230