Alice Mary Kent ,99, of Chelsea died at the Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama on Sept. 12, 2013. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Chelsea United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Monday at the Hrabak Funeral Home in Belle Plaine. Burial is in Oak Hill Cemetery, Belle Plaine.
Alice was born in Gruver, Iowa, on Oct.11, 1913. The daughter of Ruth and Charles Clump, she was a graduate of Drake University and a teacher at Williard in the Des Moines Public School System. She was an active member of the University Christian Church and other organizations in Des Moines.
For the past thirty years Alice and her husband, William Luther Kent, made their home in Chelsea, restoring the Kent family home and creating a beautiful garden center. She was active in Eastern Star and the Chelsea Methodist Church.
Alice Mary Kent
She was preceded in death by her husband, William, after 71 years of marriage. She is survived by her daughter, Marcia Schiffl and Marcia's children, Juliane and Benjamin; and her son, Conrad Kent, and his wife Margarita.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.hrabakfuneralhome.com under 'obituaries.