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Alice R. Lock

Alice R. Lock, age 86, of Loose Creek, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at her residence.

Alice was born April 21, 1925, in Rich Fountain, a daughter of the late Adolph and Emma (Porting) Ruettgers.

Alice was a Linn High School graduate and her work experience included a clerical position on the Island of Guam for the Army Corp of Engineers to being a tour guide at the Missouri State Capital.

On September 1, 1956, Alice was united in marriage to Edward H. Lock in Linn. He preceded her in death on December 27, 2004.

Alice was a lifelong area resident and a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek, St. Ann's Sodality, and the Sewing Circle. She was a founding member of the Osage County Historical Society and a founding member of Osage County Special Services. Alice was also a member of VFW Post #4756 Ladies Auxiliary and the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary.

Alice enjoyed quilting and traveling.

Alice is survived by: one son, Christopher Lock of Loose Creek; three daughters, Teresa and her husband Arnold Rezac of Prairieville, LA, Julie Lock of Linn, and Emily and her husband Tim Aughtman of Loose Creek; one sister, Eleanor Ruettgers of Overland Park, KS; one sister-in-law, Angie Lock of Jefferson City; four grandchildren, Michael and Emily Rezac and Zachary and Mallory Aughtman as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by: six sisters, Genevieve Eisterhold, Beatrice Connors, Henrietta Palmer, Rita Timmerberg, Irene Zeilmann, and Ida Schaefer; and one infant brother.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2012, at Morton Chapel in Linn. A VFW Ladies Auxillary Service will be held at 6:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 13, 2012, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek with Fr. Don Antweiler as the Celebrant. Burial will follow in the Immaculate Conception Parish Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Osage County Special Services.

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Dearest Teresa We are so very sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayer. With Sympathy and prayers, Tracy and Rob

McKillips Family Apr 13 2012 12:00 AM

I first met Alice when Julie came to school at Vogelweid. Such a dedicated mother, and a loving and lively person. Your family is in my prayers.

Penny Ann Powell Apr 11 2012 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies to the families. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Mark, Pam & Katlyn Borgmeyer Apr 11 2012 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Ray and LInda Peters Apr 11 2012 12:00 AM

To All the Family: We extend our sympathy to all of you. We appreciated Alice very much. Merrill & Norma Jean

Dr. & Mrs. Merrill Townley Apr 11 2012 12:00 AM

Chris, Teresa, Julie and Emily, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was one of a kind and a beautiful woman. Please know you all will be in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs, Doris

Doris Backes-Delp Apr 10 2012 12:00 AM