Alice Reddig


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Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2013, 7:50 pm
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Alice Mae Reddig, 79, of Geneseo, passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Hammond-Henry Long Term Care Unit, Geneseo.
Funeral services celebrating her life will be 11 a.m. Friday March 1, at Vandemore Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Geneseo. Burial will follow at North Cemetery, Geneseo. Visitation for Alice will be 10-11 a.m. Friday (one hour prior to the service) at the funeral home. Memorials may be left to the donor's choice.
Alice was born April 15, 1933, in rural Atkinson, the daughter of Paul and Delcie Waters Heath. She was united in marriage to Robert L. Reddig.
She was a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her family and loved playing slot machines.
Survivors include her husband, Robert; a daughter, Cindy (Jack) Barnett, Colona; a son, Robert L (Debra) Reddig, Owasso, Okla.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Paul Heath, Florida; a brother-in-law, Keith (Peggy) Reddig, Colona; and several nieces and nephews.
Share a message of sympathy with Alice's family at www.vandemorefuneralhome.com.












 



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