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1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Alice Gessler

August 17, 1960 - September 9, 2021


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    Angela Jackson says

    She will be dearly missed she was a very lovely lady she’s been in my family since I was I say 7 years old.

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    Jane Bernhardt says

    Our sympathy to Camry and Matt and Jasmine.

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      Camry Utley says

      Thank you Mrs Bernhardt!

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    Peggy says

    I miss you so much mama, your daily text letting everyone you know you love them, this just doesn’t seem real knowing that we will never get a text or a phone call a hug and I love you from you ever again it’s just so unbearable the pain that will never go away. I love you so much

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    Jamie Williams says

    I still have a hard time accepting that this isn’t a horrible nightmare Ma 😭💔

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Alice Gessler best known  as “Gram” passed away surrounded by family on September 9, 2021.  Alice was born in Evansville, Indiana on August 17, 1960 to John LaForrest and Betty Colombe.

Alice was so kind, caring, and compassionate.  Alice would do anything she could for anyone in need, and she was a care giver to everyone she knew.  Her biggest passion was her kids, grandkids, and great grandkids.  Alice was so funny, and did everything she could do to make her family happy.  She was very crafty and an incredible decorator.

Alice will be missed by her five children; Peggy (Javier) Espinoza, Steve (Christina) Williams, Jamie Williams, Alicia (Ricky) Hartley, and Barbara (Shane) McDaniel.  Also missing her are her grandchildren; Cherish Williams, Angelica Williams, Javier Espinoza, Joe Williams, Felicia Hartley, Ricki Hartley, Richard Hartley, Shantrece Williams, Desi Williams, Willie Williams, Elijah Williams, Camry (Matt) Utley, and Jasmine Birdwell.  Alice is also survived by nine great grandkids, seven brothers, four sisters, and many nieces and nephews.

Alice was preceded in death by her loving husband of thirty years Ernie Gessler and her parents.

Alice’s family would like to say a special thank you to Deaconess Hospice for providing such compassionate care at the end of her life.