Drella Bieda .
January 27, 2012
Green Bay Press-Gazette .
Alice Bieda, 87, Oconto Falls, and formerly of Sampson, died peacefully
early Wednesday morning, January 25, 2012, at Meadowlands Assisted
with her family at her side. The daughter of Thomas and Marie (Lynch)
was born February 20, 1924, in Flintville.
On November 30, 1940, she married Edward Bieda at SS. Edward and
Church in Flintville. The couple lived most of their life in Sampson,
Alice and Ed owned and operated the Hilltop Bar. She also helped Ed run
family livestock business.
The biggest love of her life was her family - Ed, their children, and
the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was always so much fun;
kids couldn't wait to go to grandma's house. She enjoyed gardening,
cards, and spending time at the casino. Alice was very probably the
first serious recycler. She found creative ways to re-use everything.
Alice is survived by one son, Mike Bieda, Sampson; three daughters and
sons-in-law; Patricia (Bernard) Matczak, Oconto Falls; Kathy (Gary)
Oconto Falls; Sandy Lex, Long Beach, CA, Gary Hanson, Green Bay; 14
grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law,
(Viola) Drella, Pulaski; and one sister, Agnes Reimer, Green Bay. She
further survived by nieces and nephews, Ed's family, Lottie
Helen (Al) Lawniczak, Rose (Jim) Ryczkowski, and Jim Bieda; other
She was preceded in death by her husband, on August 13, 2007; one
Mary Hanson; one son-in-law, Harry Lex; one infant great-granddaughter,
Angel Matczak; two brothers, twins Leonard and Lawrence Drella; two
and four brothers-in-law, Harriet (Ray) Vandenplas, Rose (Don DeBauche)
(Dick Teisling) and Raymond Reimer; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law
Ed's family, Della (Wally) Kollath, Roman Gawrylewski, Jack (Stella)
Ray (Margaret) Bieda, and Leo Bieda.
Friends may call at Assumption B.V.M. Church, 124 E. Pulaski St.,
from 9:30-11a.m. Saturday. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00
Saturday at the church, her nephew, Fr. Patrick Gawrylewski, O.F.M.
presiding and Fr. James Esser, O.F.M. concelebrating. Burial will take
in the parish cemetery
The family would like to thank Alice's girls at Meadowlands for taking
great care of her.
Online Condolences may be expressed at www.marnochafuneralhome.com
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