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Alice McClure

September 30, 2013

    Alice Jeanne McClure, 92, of Decatur, died Sept. 27, 2013 in the Woodcrest Nursing Center located in Decatur.
    Alice was born on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 1921 in Des Moines, Iowa to the late Henry and Catherine (Toohey) Weichman. She married the late John H. McClure on May 9, 1942 in Des Moines and he passed away on Oct. 11, 2006.
    She was involved with several charities including the Rosary Society, Mercy Guild and Visitation Catholic Church-Ladies Aid. Alice graduated from St. Joseph Academy in Des Moines in 1939. Alice was a homemaker.
    Among survivors are two sons, John H. (Sally) McClure Jr. of Lenexa, Kans. and Larry R. (Mary Beth) McClure of Chattanooga, Tenn.; daughter, Claudia (John) Schueler of Decatur; daughter-in-law, Dori Jean McClure of Prescott, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas F. McClure; five brothers, Bill, Bob, Dick, Jack and Ray Weichman; three sisters, Frances Martin, Winnifred Rollins and Katherine Horner.
    Visitation will be from 12 - 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29 in the Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur. Funeral services will follow also at the funeral home, with Chaplain Chris Thurow officiating. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. CST, Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.
    Preferred memorials are to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

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