Prairie du Chien, WI
Alice M. Simmons age 74 of Prairie du Chien passed away unexpectedly Friday, June 28, 2019 at the Crossing Rivers Hospital in Prairie du Chien. She was born November 6, 1944 in Mt. Horeb, WI the daughter of Robert and Loretta (Powers) Helmenstein. She married William Simmons on July 11, 1964 in Cadillac, MI. Bill preceded her in death on December 1, 2010. Alice worked as a beautician, owning and operating Alice’s Hair Care in Prairie du Chien. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who enjoyed painting portraits and landscapes.
She is survived her daughters; Jacque Simmons and Sandy (Mike) Marx both of Prairie du Chien, a sister Marion (Tom) Felhofer of Madison, WI, 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, step sons; Ed (Yoshi) of Temecula, CA, Wesley (Angela) of Lake City, MI and Frank (Sue) of Granite Falls, WA She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother Jack Helmenstein and a sister Laura Ann Schmitt.
A memorial visitation will be Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien. A private family interment will be later in the Evergreen Cemetery. www.garrityfuneralhome.com
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