Alice (Hermeier) Harkreader

Alice J. Harkreader, 87, passed away at 1:25 p.m. Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at P.A. Peterson Home in Rockford, IL. Services were held Tuesday, January 27 at Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., Rockford, IL, with Rev. Chuck Olson officiating. Burial was in Scandinavian Cemetery, Rockford, IL.
Alice was born June 23, 1927 in Waukon, the daughter of Fred and Florence (Klein) Hermeier. She married  Robert B. Harkreader in St. Petersburg, FL October 6, 1966. She was formerly employed for 15 years at The Broadway Restaurant.
Alice was a member of Navy Club Ship #1. She enjoyed working in her garden, reading and visiting her hometown in Iowa. Throughout her life she exercised the good values she learned in childhood from her mother.
Survivors include her husband, Robert; her brother, Rick Hermeier of Iowa City; her granddaughter, Tammie (Tom) Ciciura of Belvidere, IL; her great-grandchildren, Odessa and Oakley; two step-daughters, Gail (Mike) Coniglio of Phoenix, AZ and their daughter, Michaela, and Wendy (Scott) Calacci of Rockton, IL. She was predeceased by her daughter, Linda (Welliver) Noegel; her brothers, Ray and Oliver Hermeier; her sister and brother-in-law, Gladys and Edwin Dix; and her parents.
Memorials may be directed to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or Heartland Hospice.