Alice died on March 12, 2016. She attended K up until the time she met her eventual husband, Robert Ash Sr. They were married in January of 1944. In the early 1950s Alice worked as a secretary and bookkeeper at Orin R. Ash & Son Auto Dealership in Three Rivers. She also worked as a librarian at Warren Woods (Mich.) Community Schools and also at Pinckney (Mich.) Community Schools. The couple moved to Saginaw and spent 14 years there while Robert was superintendent of schools. When Robert retired in 1985 they moved back to Three Rivers to live on the family farm. Alice loved working and restoring the family farmhouse and caring for her vegetables and flower gardens. For most of her life she enjoyed sewing and making most of her own clothes. She is survived by her husband and their two sons, one grandson and one great-grandson.