Alice Ilene Liechty, 91, of Berne passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur. She was born August 25, 1929, in Adams County to Albert and Virgil (Andrews) Dick. She was married April 29, 1951 to Irvin J. Liechty.
She was a faithful member of First Mennonite Church in Berne and used her talents for quilting for missions. In her earlier days, she was a Sunday school teacher. In addition, she was a member of the Berne Garden Club and past president of the club. She also was a member of the Berne Quilt Guild. She was a seamstress for Stan’s Men’s Wear in Berne and used her talents until the store closed. She previously worked for the Ben Franklin Store in Berne and also enjoyed babysitting. She was very gifted in quilting and also enjoyed gardening.
She is survived by her two sons, Dale (Sabrina Knoop) Liechty of Largo, Florida; and Randy (Carol) Liechty of San Diego, California; daughter, Kathy (Arnold) Riley of Monroe; two brothers, Robert (Carol) Dick of Fort Wayne; and Roger (Arlene) Dick of Fort Meyers, Florida; sister, Mary (Jerry) Bean of Anderson; two sisters-in-law, Ardell Dick of Newtown, Pennsylvania; and Elaine Dick of Muncie; six grandchildren, Nick (Soni) Liechty; Reid Liechty; Ryan Liechty; Abby Malone; Adam (Rachel) Riley; and Jody Riley; and four great-grandchildren, Max Malone; McKinley Malone; Hope Riley; and one on the way.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband August 25, 2001; daughter, Brenda Liechty; four brothers, Ed Dick; Don Dick; Herman Dick; and Harold Dick; and three sisters, Doris Sprunger; Esther Dick; and Violet Beck.
Visitation will be Friday, November 13 from 4-8 p.m. at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Yager-Kirchhofer Chapel in Berne and one hour prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, November 14 at First Mennonite Church in Berne. Officiating will be Pastor Jim Schwartz. Burial will be at MRE Cemetery in Berne.
Memorials may be made to First Mennonite Church Missions or Berne Nursey School.
Arrangements provided by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Yager-Kirchhofer Chapel in Berne. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.zwickjahn.com.