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Obituaries

Obituaries

Alice Marie Van Nortwick 1913 - 2005 Holton

Services for Alice Marie Van Nortwick, 92, Marysville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will be in the Holton Cemetery at a later date.Mrs. Van Nortwick died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2005, at Cambridge Place in Marysville.She was born Dec. 9, 1913, in Oneida, the daughter of Chester and Laura Conwell Funk. She graduated from Oneida High School in 1931.Mrs. Van Nortwick worked with her husband at Vans Prescription Shop in Lawrence from 1949 to 1965. She also worked at T.H.E.M. as an office receptionist, and later worked as a nanny from 1975 to 2003, both in Lawrence. She was a member of First Christian Church in Holton and Lawrence, and served on the voting board at Central Junior High School in Lawrence for many years.She married Cecil Lee Van Nortwick on Dec. 30, 1934, in Soldier. He died Aug. 8, 1973.Two grandchildren also died earlier.Survivors include three sons, Gary Van Nortwick, McLouth, Larry Van Nortwick, Eugene, Ore., and Jay Van Nortwick, Havensville; a daughter, Kay Lyn Van Nortwick, Eugene; a sister, Katherine Funk, Marysville; two brothers, Frank Funk, Kansas City, and Howard Funk, Marysville; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to Cambridge Place in Marysville, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 270, Holton 66436.