Alice Jane Coleman, 90, Washington

Alice Jane Coleman, 90, of Washington, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020, at her residence.

She was born March 27, 1930, in Holland to John and Violet (Rauscher) Hilsmeyer.

Alice had owned Kidwell’s Dress Store with her dear friend, Vonnie Richardson, and enjoyed being with her grandchildren. Alice loved sports as she was an avid Boilermaker, Pacers, Dodgers and Colts fan.

She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church and a 58-year member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

Surviving are her children, Mark Coleman and his wife, Michelle, of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Kurt Coleman and his wife, Donna, of Washington and Julie Williams and her husband, Troy, of Georgetown, Kentucky; a brother, Russell Hilsmeyer of Holland; a sister, Doris Partenheimer of Holland; her five grandchildren, Clayton, Kory, Kyle, Tyler and Joel; along with her great-grandchildren Olivia, Jaxon, Alice and Kellen.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lloyd Coleman whom she married on June 5, 1954 and preceded her on April 12, 1994; and her siblings, Dean Hilsmeyer, Dorothy Partenheimer, and Joan Hilsmeyer.

Private graveside services will be Friday, May 1, 2020, at Sugarland Memory Gardens with Rev. Faye Bilskie officiating. Anyone wanting to watch the service can do so on Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home Facebook page and will be notified when it goes live.

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