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“Its been 4 years today since your passing mom but it feels like only yesterday. I love and miss you...and always will. ”
1 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne - Portland, OR - Daughter

“Mom it's been almost three years since your passing. Each year on November 3rd it seems like only yesterday. I am so thankful for the wonder...Read More »
2 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“Mom, I love you and miss you. You will always be in my heart. You were the best mom ever. Give dad a hug for me. ”
3 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“I will always love the fact that she loved her grandchildren Angie and Sean even if they weren't born actually from her loins, but in her heart...Read More »
4 of 102 | Posted by: Debbie Rice

“Rest in peace Aunt Alice. I will always remember you: Sunday dinners at your house when we were all so young; showers and parties as all us nieces...Read More »
5 of 102 | Posted by: Sue Kinish - Gladstone, OR

“I will miss you Aunt Alice, you were there for me in my childhood and i will never forget it, you treated me as one of your own. We shared laughs and...Read More »
6 of 102 | Posted by: Karen Gable

“Mom, there are just so many memories to share I don't know where to start. Your love for all of us will be missed forever. A day will not go by that...Read More »
7 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“I never had the opportunity to meet your mother, but what I can speak to is the results of her being your mother, Yvonne. You have become one of my...Read More »
8 of 102 | Posted by: Barbara Haikal - Beaverton, OR

“You will always be remembered for the special lady that y;ou were. We loved your great generosity and your wonderful sense of humor. Y0u kept Chuck...Read More »
9 of 102 | Posted by: Chynena Coates

“Miss you. ”
10 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“I grew up with Richard and always remember going to Alice's house after school and watching Match Game. I spent a lot of time there and she always...Read More »
11 of 102 | Posted by: Stanley Ekstrom

“I have very fond memories of spending the day at her house. I would run all over the neighborhood with Rachael and Hannah. She always made us a...Read More »
12 of 102 | Posted by: Angie McGinley

“A fond memory we have of Aunt Alice was when we traveled to Nebraska during the summer of, roughly, 1986. Martha and I were in a convoy of several...Read More »
13 of 102 | Posted by: Joe & Martha Kessler - Portland, OR

“Mom, today we had a Memorial service for you. It was very comforting to see and talk with old friends, new friends and family. You truly are missed...Read More »
14 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom, its been a week since your passing. I cryed and said a prayer for you at 6:30 this evening. I love you.... ”
15 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Love you mom....good memories growing up. We had the two best parents anyone could ask for. Miss you more as each day passes. ”
16 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Your grandkitties love and miss you too.... ”
17 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom, its been two weeks today, but it seems like yesterday. I know it will get easier, but right now I miss calling you everyday and hearing your...Read More »
18 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom, I think about you alot. Your memory will live with me forever just like it has with dad. ”
19 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Love you...thinking of today as I always do! ”
20 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Today is 3 weeks since your passing. My memories of you that day will remain as one of my most cherished ones and will stay with me forever. It gave...Read More »
21 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Happy Thanksgiving...won't be the same without you. Lots and lots of great memories of holidays...so glad I have them. Miss you... ”
22 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Me again mom. Went to see you and dad today. Hard to see both your names there. You are right, dad does seem to move and now so do you. Think of you...Read More »
23 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Its been a month today and right at this time since your passing. It seems like yesterday to me. I miss you more than I ever thought I could. I think...Read More »
24 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Went to the beach this weekend and I know mom this was your favorite place to visit. it was windy and cold and you would have loved it. I thought...Read More »
25 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Yesterday was 5 weeks...seems like yesterday. Your memories live on and your love will never die. Still miss you and always will.... ”
26 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Today is 6 weeks since your passing. November 3rd is a date I will never forget and as painful as it was I'm so glad I was there. Miss you and think...Read More »
27 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Me again mom.....7 weeks since your passing and Christmas all in one week. I miss you so much right now...all the wonderful memories...I thank God I...Read More »
28 of 102 | Posted by: Yv onne Rice

“Merry Christmas mom. I love and miss you so much. You and dad are always in my thoughts. ”
29 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“It was 8 weeks ago yesterday. Doesn't seem that long. I still think of you, miss you and cry for you. Christmas was not easy but I made it through...Read More »
30 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Happy New Year mom! 2009 was a tough year for you...may you rest in peace. ”
31 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“We all miss you...Missy, Charlie and me. Love you. ”
32 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Nine weeks today. Memories of your final day always come back on Tuesdays. I love you mom. ”
33 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom, 10 weeks later and I love and miss you as much as ever. You will always be in my thoughts just like dad. All my love... ”
34 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Now 11 weeks later and although you have passed on, my love and thoughts of you will never die. I see pictures of you and dad and I feel so very...Read More »
35 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“12 weeks today since your passing. February 3rd will be 3 months yet it seems like days. Talked with Aunt Rose and she misses you alot too. Even...Read More »
36 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom you have been with dad 3 months now. I miss you terribly. I miss your smile. I miss your "bad hair" days. I miss everything about you. I miss dad...Read More »
37 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“3 months and one week....wish you were here to tell me what to do. So glad we had our "talks". Love you always... ”
38 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Hi Mom, writing to you and dad gives me comfort. Today was a hard day for me, but tomorrow will be better. I think of you everyday... ”
39 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom, its now been 4 months. I love you and think of you every day. Memories will stay with me forever, thank heavens. ”
40 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Hi Mom...I think about you every day . I love and miss you that will never change. ”
41 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Happy Easter! My first Easter with you and I really miss you. I have lots of good memories so that helps. Love and miss you every day... ”
42 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom, its now been 6 months. I still and always will think of you daily. I remember your last few days and am so glad I was there for you. I love and...Read More »
43 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Happy Mothers Day. Its been a tough day...I miss you and I've thought of of you alot today. You were the best mom anyone could have. Give dad a hug...Read More »
44 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom I miss you as much today and I ever will. Your birthday is coming up and I already know it will be a difficult day. I think about you and dad...Read More »
45 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“Happy Birthday mom! This is my first birthday without you. I will always remember the good times and your love. I would not be the person I am...Read More »
46 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Thought about you and dad alot today. Dad's passing came and went...16 years ago on August 4th. I remember it as if it were yesterday. Love and...Read More »
47 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“Mom, its almost been a year and I miss you as much as ever. I find comfort in knowing you are with dad, but sometimes I feel so alone. I think...Read More »
48 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“Mom, its been almost a year and at times it seems like yesterday. Memories of your final days will stay with me forever. I sometimes want to tell...Read More »
49 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“Mom, its been a year now so all the "firsts" are over. I finally feel I can move on. I miss you and still cry all the time. The hurt takes so long...Read More »
50 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“My 2nd Christmas without you and it was a little easier. I am thankful for family and friends. I think about you everyday and cherish all the...Read More »
51 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“Hi mom, I still miss you and dad more than anything, but I know life goes on and so do I. I am lucky to have family and friends because without them...Read More »
52 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“Hi mom, I still miss you and dad more than anything, but I know life goes on and so do I. I am lucky to have family and friends because without them...Read More »
53 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“My 2nd Christmas without you and it was a little easier. I am thankful for family and friends. I think about you everyday and cherish all the...Read More »
54 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“Mom, its been a year now so all the "firsts" are over. I finally feel I can move on. I miss you and still cry all the time. The hurt takes so long...Read More »
55 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“Mom, its been almost a year and at times it seems like yesterday. Memories of your final days will stay with me forever. I sometimes want to tell...Read More »
56 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“Mom, its almost been a year and I miss you as much as ever. I find comfort in knowing you are with dad, but sometimes I feel so alone. I think...Read More »
57 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“Thought about you and dad alot today. Dad's passing came and went...16 years ago on August 4th. I remember it as if it were yesterday. Love and...Read More »
58 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“Happy Birthday mom! This is my first birthday without you. I will always remember the good times and your love. I would not be the person I am...Read More »
59 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Daughter

“Mom I miss you as much today and I ever will. Your birthday is coming up and I already know it will be a difficult day. I think about you and dad...Read More »
60 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“Happy Mothers Day. Its been a tough day...I miss you and I've thought of of you alot today. You were the best mom anyone could have. Give dad a hug...Read More »
61 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Daughter

“Mom, its now been 6 months. I still and always will think of you daily. I remember your last few days and am so glad I was there for you. I love and...Read More »
62 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Happy Easter! My first Easter with you and I really miss you. I have lots of good memories so that helps. Love and miss you every day... ”
63 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Daughter

“Hi Mom...I think about you every day . I love and miss you that will never change. ”
64 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom, its now been 4 months. I love you and think of you every day. Memories will stay with me forever, thank heavens. ”
65 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Hi Mom, writing to you and dad gives me comfort. Today was a hard day for me, but tomorrow will be better. I think of you everyday... ”
66 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Daughter

“3 months and one week....wish you were here to tell me what to do. So glad we had our "talks". Love you always... ”
67 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - daughter

“Mom you have been with dad 3 months now. I miss you terribly. I miss your smile. I miss your "bad hair" days. I miss everything about you. I miss dad...Read More »
68 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“12 weeks today since your passing. February 3rd will be 3 months yet it seems like days. Talked with Aunt Rose and she misses you alot too. Even...Read More »
69 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Now 11 weeks later and although you have passed on, my love and thoughts of you will never die. I see pictures of you and dad and I feel so very...Read More »
70 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom, 10 weeks later and I love and miss you as much as ever. You will always be in my thoughts just like dad. All my love... ”
71 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Daughter

“Nine weeks today. Memories of your final day always come back on Tuesdays. I love you mom. ”
72 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“We all miss you...Missy, Charlie and me. Love you. ”
73 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Happy New Year mom! 2009 was a tough year for you...may you rest in peace. ”
74 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“It was 8 weeks ago yesterday. Doesn't seem that long. I still think of you, miss you and cry for you. Christmas was not easy but I made it through...Read More »
75 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Merry Christmas mom. I love and miss you so much. You and dad are always in my thoughts. ”
76 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Me again mom.....7 weeks since your passing and Christmas all in one week. I miss you so much right now...all the wonderful memories...I thank God I...Read More »
77 of 102 | Posted by: Yv onne Rice

“Today is 6 weeks since your passing. November 3rd is a date I will never forget and as painful as it was I'm so glad I was there. Miss you and think...Read More »
78 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Yesterday was 5 weeks...seems like yesterday. Your memories live on and your love will never die. Still miss you and always will.... ”
79 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Went to the beach this weekend and I know mom this was your favorite place to visit. it was windy and cold and you would have loved it. I thought...Read More »
80 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Its been a month today and right at this time since your passing. It seems like yesterday to me. I miss you more than I ever thought I could. I think...Read More »
81 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Me again mom. Went to see you and dad today. Hard to see both your names there. You are right, dad does seem to move and now so do you. Think of you...Read More »
82 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Happy Thanksgiving...won't be the same without you. Lots and lots of great memories of holidays...so glad I have them. Miss you... ”
83 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Today is 3 weeks since your passing. My memories of you that day will remain as one of my most cherished ones and will stay with me forever. It gave...Read More »
84 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Love you...thinking of today as I always do! ”
85 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom, I think about you alot. Your memory will live with me forever just like it has with dad. ”
86 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom, its been two weeks today, but it seems like yesterday. I know it will get easier, but right now I miss calling you everyday and hearing your...Read More »
87 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Your grandkitties love and miss you too.... ”
88 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Love you mom....good memories growing up. We had the two best parents anyone could ask for. Miss you more as each day passes. ”
89 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom, its been a week since your passing. I cryed and said a prayer for you at 6:30 this evening. I love you.... ”
90 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“Mom, today we had a Memorial service for you. It was very comforting to see and talk with old friends, new friends and family. You truly are missed...Read More »
91 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice

“A fond memory we have of Aunt Alice was when we traveled to Nebraska during the summer of, roughly, 1986. Martha and I were in a convoy of several...Read More »
92 of 102 | Posted by: Joe & Martha Kessler - Portland, OR

“I have very fond memories of spending the day at her house. I would run all over the neighborhood with Rachael and Hannah. She always made us a...Read More »
93 of 102 | Posted by: Angie McGinley

“I grew up with Richard and always remember going to Alice's house after school and watching Match Game. I spent a lot of time there and she always...Read More »
94 of 102 | Posted by: Stanley Ekstrom

“Miss you. ”
95 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“You will always be remembered for the special lady that y;ou were. We loved your great generosity and your wonderful sense of humor. Y0u kept Chuck...Read More »
96 of 102 | Posted by: Chynena Coates

“I never had the opportunity to meet your mother, but what I can speak to is the results of her being your mother, Yvonne. You have become one of my...Read More »
97 of 102 | Posted by: Barbara Haikal - Beaverton, OR

“Mom, there are just so many memories to share I don't know where to start. Your love for all of us will be missed forever. A day will not go by that...Read More »
98 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice - Portland, OR

“I will miss you Aunt Alice, you were there for me in my childhood and i will never forget it, you treated me as one of your own. We shared laughs and...Read More »
99 of 102 | Posted by: Karen Gable

“Rest in peace Aunt Alice. I will always remember you: Sunday dinners at your house when we were all so young; showers and parties as all us nieces...Read More »
100 of 102 | Posted by: Sue Kinish - Gladstone, OR

“I will always love the fact that she loved her grandchildren Angie and Sean even if they weren't born actually from her loins, but in her heart...Read More »
101 of 102 | Posted by: Debbie Rice

“Mom, I love you and miss you. You will always be in my heart. You were the best mom ever. Give dad a hug for me. ”
102 of 102 | Posted by: Yvonne Rice


Alice Elaine Rice June 30, 1924 to November 3, 2009 Alice E Rice, age 85, passed away from congestive heart failure at home surrounded by family and friends on November 3, 2009. She was born in Pierce, Nebraska to Lon and Martha Garvey. She married Rankin J Rice in 1952; he died in 1994. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 42 years, her grandson, James, brother George Garvey and sister, Frances Hilton. She is survived by her daughter, Yvonne Rice, son, Richard Rice (Debbie), grandchildren Angie, Sean and Austin and siblings Katherine Wiedeman, Margaret Neeland, Barbara Starrveld, Donald Garvey and Beverly Root, a large family of nieces and nephews, and her grandkitties Charlie and Missy. Over the years Alice was a homemaker, worked for a ladies dress shop and was actively involved in PTA. She was also a volunteer for Loaves & Fishes, Oregon Food Bank and Red Cross. She was an active member in her church, Word of Life Community Christian Church. A long time resident of Portland she will be remembered for her sense of humor, love of life and picnics. She will be forever in our hearts and in our thoughts every day. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to Providence Hospice.

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