ALICE M. PIEPENBURG
PALATINE - Alice M. Piepenburg (nee Hammerberg), 90, of Monterey, Indiana, and formerly of Palatine, passed away on Saturday, April 15, in Winamac, Indiana. Born in Chicago in 1927, Alice was a graduate of Von Steuben High School, on the northwest side of Chicago. Alice and her husband Martin married in 1946 and raised their family of three sons and a daughter in Palatine, then retired to Monterey, Indiana, over 20 years ago, where they became members of the Monterey United Methodist Church. Alice is remembered for her personal strength, her compassion, her good nature, her dedication to her friends and family, and her passion for music. She is survived by her sons Karl, of Oakford, Illinois; Kurt (Sarah), of Boerne, Texas; and Kris, of Palatine, Illinois; granddaughters Holly and Lorna Piepenburg, of Oakford, Illinois; Jillian Piepenburg, of Boerne, Texas; Jayne Piepenburg, of Boston; Cale (Brian) Patton, of Chicago; grandson David Shell, of Palatine; great-grandson Beowulf Patton, of Chicago; and great-granddaughters Hannah and Marlee Shell, of Palatine. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin O. Piepenburg; her daughter, Karen E. Piepenburg; her parents, LeRoy and Mary Hammerberg; and her brothers, Robert K. Hammerberg and Norman E. Hammerberg. Graveside services will be held at 2 PM eastern time Friday, April 21, at the Riverside Memorial Cemetery, in Monterey, Indiana. Flowers in Alice's memory can be sent to The Odom Funeral Home, 104 E. Lakeshore Dr., Culver, IN 46511.
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