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Alice M. (Bielec) Garland

June 18, 1932 ~ August 13, 2018 (age 86)

Alice M. Garland

Nee: Bielec

Age 86, passed away at home with her six daughters by her side, on Monday August 13, 2018.

Survived by her daughters Debra Gollick, Daria (Greg) Mace, Christine (Scott) Ellerbrock, Mary Alice (Grant Weber) Martinez, Jean Ann (Jeff) Meyerhoff and Tina (Mike) Eckhart; grandchildren Michael Gollick Jr., William J. Garland II, Daniel and Ashley Ellerbrock, Nicole Martinez, Megan and Jacob Meyerhoff; furbabies Meisha, Iris and Badger; five great grandchildren.  Numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded in death by her husband William Garland (2000); grandson Ryan Martinez; parents Frank and Xenia (Budtash) Bielec; four brothers Joseph (Ann), Adam (Marie), Johnny (Marcella) and Chester (Vera) Bielec; six sisters Mary (Frank) Nowak, Sonia (Matt) Pisut, Corky (Ted) Perry, Terry (Ray) Wysmierski, Fran (Gordon) Nelli and Stephanie (Stanley) Ksaizak.

A lifetime resident of Joliet.  Alice was a member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church.  She enjoyed crocheting and cooking for her family.

Funeral from the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home, Monday August 20, 2018 at 10:15 a.m. to St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, for Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m.    Interment Resurrection Cemetery.   Visitation Sunday 2-6 p.m.   In lieu of flowers memorials to the families wishes would be appreciated.

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