Alice Louise Strong, 90, of Upton, Wyoming, died September 16 at the Weston County Health Services Hospital following a short illness. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 21, at 10:00 at the First United Methodist Church in Upton. Pastor Sharee Johnson will be officiating and burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
She was born November 9, 1924, at the home place on the Ames Divide in Crook County to William and Hazel (Huckins) Ames. On April 26, 1942, Alice married the love of her life, George W. Strong in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ten children were born to this union.
She was survived by seven children Joyce (Sam) Haptonstall, Dave (Wendy), Dean (Sonia), Kathy (Jerry) Tarter of Boise, ID, Cecil (Paulette), Steve, John (SuEllen) of Upton, two daughters in-law Betty (Jerry) of Upton and Carol (George) of Oshoto, and one former daughter in-law Ana Strong of Utah. Also surviving are three sisters, Jane Dowdy of Spearfish, SD, Irene Buckmiller of Moorcroft, WY, and Lynda Shedd of Amarillo, TX, and one brother, Ken Ames of Spearfish, SD. She is survived by 22 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Alice was proceed in death by her parents, her husband George, one daughter (Wilma), two sons (George and Jerry), five sisters and two brothers (Betty Swaim, Mary Shepperson, Elsie Tschetter, Lois Fall, Ruth Reynolds, Bill and Don Ames), one grandchild, Roberta, and two great-grandchildren, Issac and Emmersyn.
A memorial has been established to the Upton Food Bank and Upton Volunteer Fire Department.
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