Schmitz Funeral Home of Donnellson obituary – Alice J. Driscoll, 81, Donnellson

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Alice J. Driscoll, 81, of Donnellson, Iowa, passed away at 8:36 p.m. Monday, January 3, 2022, at Sunnybrook in Fort Madison, Iowa.

She was born on July 3, 1940 in West Point, Iowa, the daughter of Al and Gertrude (Clemons) Brune. On February 13, 1965, she married Thomas Driscoll at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in West Point, Iowa.

Survivors include her husband: Tom; one son: Mike (Rachelle) Driscoll of McGregor, Iowa; one daughter: Kim (Doug) Ensminger of Argyle, Iowa; four grandchildren: Zach, Emma, Olivia and Weston; two sisters: Jane Devinger of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Judy (Don) Kaltefleiter of West Point, Iowa; two brothers: Don Brune of West Point, Iowa and David (Linda) Brune of West Point, Iowa. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Alice graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic School in West Point and Burlington’s School of Nursing. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point and the Donnellson American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed nursing, playing cards, scrapbooking, cooking and most of all her family and grandchildren.

Her body has been entrusted to the crematory of Schmitz Funeral Home for cremation.

Friends may call after 12:00 noon Thursday, January 6, 2022, at Schmitz Funeral Home in Donnellson, where the family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. that evening.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 7, 2022, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in West Point with Father Dennis Hoffman as celebrant.

Burial will be at a later date at Calvary Cemetery in West Point.

A memorial has been established in her memory to the Central Lee Foundation for a nursing scholarship.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzfuneralhomes.com. Schmitz Funeral Home of Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements.