Alice E. O'Malley Holthaus, 96


Alice E. O'Malley Holthaus, 96, of Nokomis died at 3:34 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at Tremont Ridge in Hillsboro.

A Mass of Christian burial was held on Monday, Sept. 9, at the St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis, with burial in Calvary Cemetery, Nokomis. 

Mrs. Holthaus, the daughter of Thomas E. and Jessie (Randle) Hines, was born Oct. 13, 1922, in Nokomis. 

She married Marion O'Malley in 1946, and he passed away in 1961.  She married Clayton Hill in 1973, and he passed away in 1987. She married Norbert Holthaus in 1996, and he passed away in 2016. 

Mrs. Holthaus was a member of the St. Louis Catholic Church, C.C.W. and the Foresters.

She is survived by children Larry (Maggie) O'Malley of Lexington, KY, Michael (Jan) O'Malley of Nokomis, Deborah (Gene) Best of Springfield and Greg O'Malley of Springfield; stepchildren Madonna (Mike) Dolan of Bolingbrook, Denise (Chris) Just of Assumption, Mark (Gail) Holthaus of Highland, and Gary (Linda) Holthaus of Decatur; grandchildren Megan (Erik) Dunnigan, Ryan (Rachel) O'Malley and Brandy (Drew Kinkelaar) O'Malley; 14 stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren, 24 step-great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Lois Ann Schwarm of Litchfield. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, two stepgrandchildren, brothers Randle, Clement, Paul and Raymond Hines, and sisters Doris Toberman, Ruth Speiser, Marilyn Chambers and Marcella Sullivan.


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