August 29, 2023 at 6:00 a.m.
Mass of Christian Burial was Aug. 29 at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in St. Wendel for Alice Eichers, 91, who passed away Aug. 25, 2023, at Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany. The Rev. Gregory Miller, OSB, officiated, and burial was at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls..
Alice was born July 31, 1932, in Richmond, to Michael and Anna (Braegelman) Drontle. She married Daniel R. Eichers May 8, 1957, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Richmond. She was a member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon and belonged to the Christian Mothers and the Quilter’s Group.
Her faith was very important to her. She loved quilting and crafting. She also found joy in gardening, her beautiful flower gardens, canning, fishing and playing cards. She loved watching her grandchildren. She found ultimate joy whenever she was with her family. They meant the world to her. She will be dearly missed.
Alice is survived by her children, Mark (Louella) of Avon, Theresa Cronin of St. Augusta, Jerome (Theresa) of Avon, Joanne (Joseph) Bloch of Longville and Marlene (Lloyd) Koopmeiners of Avon; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; brothers Richard (Alice) Drontle and Edmund (Theresa) Drontle both of Richmond; and sister-in-law Florence Rausch of Albany.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Daniel in 2014 and sister Rose Peltz.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Funeral Home in Avon. P-35-1B