Alyce J. Konold

Alyce J. Konold, 98, formerly of Wakefield and South Sioux City, died Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Countryview Care & Rehabilitation in Wayne.

Services will be held Monday, July 1 at 11 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne. The Rev. Jeanne Madsen and Chaplain Deb Hammer will officiate. Visitation will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne Monday from 9:30 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in the Wakefield Cemetery at Wakefield.

Memorials may be directed to Alyce’s family for later designation.

Alyce June Konold was born June 15, 1921 in Harris, Iowa to Lewis and Etta Mae (Cruikshank) Clark. She attended school in Worthington, Minn. Alyce married Adolph “Al” Otto Konold on Oct. 1, 1939 in Sibley, Iowa. The couple lived in various communities in Minnesota, Nebraska, and Iowa before moving to South Sioux City in 1960. She was a waitress at many restaurants before working as a sales clerk at Younkers (in the candy department) in Sioux City, Iowa for 22 years. They had a time share at Spirit Lake, Iowa where they spent much time at Cutty’s and enjoyed “Retired or Not Retired Retreats”. They traveled extensively as Al drove a tour bus and Alyce served as tour guide. Alyce was a member of Morningside Lutheran Church in Sioux City, Iowa, T.O.P.S. and volunteered regularly at the Siouxland Senior Center serving meals.

Survivors include her daughter, Sharon (Harold) Fleer of Wayne; son-in-law, Willie (Shirley) Wichman of Lincoln; six grandchildren;  seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Kathy Clark of Henderson, Nev.; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Al, on Dec. 11, 2007; a daughter, Sandra Wichman in October of 1980; and 11 brothers and sisters.

Pallbearers will be Alyce’s grandchildren.


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