Alice Bontrager

Obituary of Alice Irene Bontrager

Garden City, Kansas


Alice Irene Bontrager, age 96, died on Friday, June 18, 2021 at the High Plains Retirement Village in Lakin, Kansas.  She was born on August 9, 1924 in Kokomo, Indiana the daughter of Ananias  and Emma Miller.


She was a member of the Lakin Wesleyan Church, Gideons International Auxiliary, Wesleyan Women International, and Lakin Budget Shop Steering Committee.


On April 16, 1943 she married Freddie D. Bontrager in Elkhart, Indiana.  He preceded her in death on October 4, 2009 Palmetto, Florida.


She is survived by:

Two Sons Lewis (Deanna) Bontrager of Kendall, Kansas

Darrell (Terry) Bontrager of Emporia, Kansas

Three Daughters Lucienne (Don) Buell of Elkhart, Iowa

Connie Fawcett of Palmetto, Florida

Dena (Alden) Swartz of Dajeon, South Korea

18 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters and three brothers.


Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the Lakin Wesleyan Church in Lakin, Kansas.


Interment will follow at the Sunset Memorial Gardens in Garden City, Kansas.


Visitation will be on Friday, June 25 from 10-3 at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Garden City, Kansas and from 5-8 pm with the family present at the Lakin Wesleyan Church in Lakin.


Memorials are suggested to the Gideons International in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St. Garden City, Kansas 67846.

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