Alice B. Kreischer
Alice B. Kreischer

VAN WERT -- Alice B. Kreischer, 90, of Van Wert (Pleasant Twp. died at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 at Vancrest Health Care Center, Van Wert, Ohio.

She was born Nov. 18, 1923 in Rudersburg, Germany to Gustav Freidrich and Emilie Auguste (Seibold) Ehman, who are both deceased.

She married Norman Kreischer, Jr. on May 30, 1946. He died on Dec. 22, 2000.

She is survived by a son: Kelly (Connie) Kreischer of Van Wert; three daughters: Sharon K. (Thomas) Short of Van Wert, Marcia L. Goings of Convoy, and Karen (James) Fleagle of Van Wert; and a niece: Emilie Werts of Convoy; 18 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother: Fred Kurt Ehman; and a granddaughter-in-law: Melissa Baker.

She was a homemaker and had worked at Federal Mogul in Van Wert. She was a member of the former St. Peter’s United Church of Christ.

Services will be held Monday Dec. 30, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Cowan & Son Funeral Home in Van Wert. Rev. Paul W. Miller will officiate. Burial will follow at King Cemetery in Washington Township.

Friends may call Monday from 12-2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at cowanfuneralhome.com.