NORTH PLATTE -- Alice Viola Rockwell, 86, died Monday (Oct. 21, 2002) at Centennial Park Retirement Village in North Platte.
She was born March 18, 1916, to William and Gertrude (Hughes) Fablinger at Garfield Table. She received her education in the Gandy schools and graduated from Logan County High School in 1933. She received a two-year degree in teaching from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She taught kindergarten, first and second grades during her 25 years as a teacher.
On June 25, 1961, she married Walter A. Rockwell.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and Presbyterian Women at Stapleton. She was active as a 4-H Leader, Extension Club member, County Chairman and West Central Pork Producers.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter in 1982; and a daughter, Caryle Ann.
Survivors include a step-son, Don Rockwell and wife, Floy of McCook; a step-daughter, Donna and husband, Steve Scalak of Columbus; three sisters, Elsie and husband, Edgar Hubbell and Lucy Johnson all of Stapleton and Ester Blevins of Arnold; a step-grandson; and three step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at the Stapleton Presbyterian Church with Kevin Robinson officiating. Burial will be at McCain Cemetery.
Visitation is today until 9 p.m. and Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
A memorial has been established to the church or to the donor's choice.
Adams & Swanson Funeral Home of North Platte is in charge of arrangements.