Alice Lorraine Bouchey, loving Mom and Grandma, passed away at the age of 89 on October 18, 2018 into the loving arms of her husband Harlan and her Savior Jesus Christ at her daughter’s home in DeWitt with her family and friends at her side.
She was born June 30, 1929 in Breckenridge, Michigan, the daughter of Earl and Irene (Wilson) Dutcher. On September 11, 1949 she married the love of her life Harlan Bouchey and spent 61 wonderful years with him until he passed away on February 2, 2011.
Alice was the former co-owner of Brewer-Bouchey Monument Company in St. Louis and St. Johns where she worked until September 11, 2015. Her passion in life was helping other grieving families as they were picking out the right monument for their loved ones.
Alice loved the Lord, and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of St. Johns.
Surviving is her daughter, Cheryl Bouchey of Dewitt; son, Randal (Denise) Bouchey of St. Louis, Michigan; three grandchildren, Andrew Gaudard, Heather (fiancé Chauncey Shattuck) Gaudard of Haslett, Jeffrey Bouchey of St. Louis; sister, Ann Corbett of Florida; brother, Roger (Lois) Dutcher of Texas; sister in law, Marian Bouchey of Ithaca, along with several nieces and nephews, and friends. Alice was preceded in death by her parents, brother and sister in law, Eldon (Virginia) Dutcher of Houghton Lake; brother in law, John Corbett of Florida; brother in law and sister in law, Marion (Joann) Green of St. Johns and brother in law, Jack Bouchey of Ithaca.
Alice was a very giving and kind person who always liked to joke around. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends who loved her so much.
A special thank you to: Dr. Lars Andersen, Dr. Taylor Thelen, Sparrow Hospice, Karen Small RN, Erica Parris RN, Mark Allen MSW and Kristina Falor PCT.
The family will receive relatives and friends at First Baptist Church, 512 S. Whittemore (Old US-27) in St. Johns on October 20, 2018 from 1pm to 3pm with services at 3pm with Pastor Tim Knaus officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Rest Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America 322 Eight Avenue 7th floor; New York, NY 10001 (Research) Arrangements are being entrusted to Keck-Coleman Funeral Home in St. Johns.