ALICE MARIE DILLENBURG

Alice Marie (Rinner) Dillenburg, daughter of Lawrence and Nellie (McMillion) Rinner, was born August 14, 1936 at Ellston, IA. She graduated from Ellston High School in 1954. Alice excelled at basketball and was the star forward for the team. The girls basketball team made it to state tournament play but unfortunately, Alice was not able to attend and compete with the team.
Alice married Marvin Dillenburg on December 6, 1956. She worked as a cook at several places in Mount Ayr including the Shamrock Café, Small’s Coral and the Meal Site. She attended Wishard Chapel Community Church for many years.
Alice enjoyed riding motorcycles and three-wheelers around the farm. Her enthusiasm for motorcycles never went away. On her 80th birthday, she was treated to a ride on her nephews Harley-Davidson and she cherished that memory.
Alice passed away October 2, 2019 at the Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston.
Survivors include her daughter, Teresa Dillenburg of Creston, IA; brothers, Ronald (Lorral) Rinner of Yale, IA, George Rinner of Winterset, IA and Charles (Ellen) Rinner of Creston, IA; sister, Juanita (George) Spencer of Creston, IA; brother-in-law, Bill Thompson of Bennett, CO.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marvin; brother, Fred Rinner; sisters, Mary Etta Dillenburg and Jeanne Thompson.
Services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr, IA.
Officiating was Pastor Bill Armstrong.
Special songs were “Gathering Flowers For The Master’s Bouquet”, “I Want to Stroll Over Heaven With You”, “The Old Rugged Cross” and “Go Rest High On The Mountain”.
Casketbearers were Terry McKinney, Chris Rinner, Melvin Rinner, Scott Rinner and  Lonnie Hall.
Honorary pallbearers were Arlo Dillenburg, Jerry Dillenburg, Cory McKinney, Drew Rinner and Chris Rinner.
Alice was laid to rest at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Mount Ayr, IA.
Memorials are to the family for them to designate.

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