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Alice Mae Conant

Reflector • Updated Dec 2, 2019 at 9:46 AM

MILAN — Alice Mae Conant, 96, of Milan, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Stein Hospice Care Center surrounded by her loving family.

She was born May 26, 1923, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to Willard and Velma (Hudson) Anderson.

Alice was a 1941 graduate of Lakewood High School. She was a member of Edison Memorial United Methodist Church and a 50-year member of the Milan Garden Club. Alice was also a garden club show judge in horticulture and artistic design for the State of Ohio. She was very involved in activities that involved her children and grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoyed golfing, reading, and traveling with her husband especially to United States National Parks. Alice and Bill were proud to consider themselves part of the greatest generation.

Alice is survived by her daughter, Leslie (Marnay Schrock) Conant of Norwalk; three grandchildren, Charles “Drew” (Ashlee) Conant of Monroeville, Matthew Thomas (Kristin Zander) Conant of Norwalk and Mary “Allie” (Zac) Perez of Norwalk; five great-grandchildren, Adrionna, Emmett, Kai, Sophie and Jaxson; and daughter-in-law, Cathy Conant of Collins.

In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. “Bill” Conant, who passed away in 1997; son, Bill Conant, who passed away in 2012; and brother, Jack Anderson.

Friends and family may visit from 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, until a memorial service at 2 p.m., at Edison Memorial United Methodist Church, 10 E. Church St., Milan. The Rev. Barbara Stephens-Rich will be presiding. Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Private burial will follow at a later date in Milan Cemetery.

Those wishing to contribute to Alice’s memory may do so to Edison Memorial United Methodist Church, 10 E. Church St., Milan, OH 44846, Milan Public Library, 19 Church St., Milan, OH 44846, Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or Parkvue Community, 3800 Boardwalk Blvd., Sandusky, OH 44870.

Condolences may be shared at grofffuneralhomes.com.

The family would like to express deep gratitude for the staff at Parkvue Community Healthcare Center and Stein Hospice for their compassionate care these past months.