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Alice Vivian Hertel

Alice Vivian Hertel

Alice Vivian Hertel, 90 of Batesville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children at home on Saturday, September 26th. Alice was born July 23, 1930 in Cleves, Ohio to the late Lester and Annie Graham. Alice was a member of St Louis Catholic Church and Daughters of Isabella, SIY book club and Bible study groups. Alice was a wonderful mother and grandmother and an avid reader. She enjoyed traveling the world. She loved cooking and baking for family.

Alice was preceded in death by her husband Richard, whom she married January 14, 1950; daughter Christine, son Joseph, and her 2 sisters Fern Baker and Bonnie Mills. She is survived by sons, Michael (Jody), William (Bonnie), Andrew (Kathy), Kenneth (Merrilynn), Richard (Lynn); daughters, Katherine Weiler (Harold), Mary Speidel (John); 18 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 9 step-great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild as well as many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be October 3 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Louis Church in Batesville. Friends may call before the Mass, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery. The current Governor’s mandate requires physical distancing and while it recommends masks be worn in church, the family is requesting all attendees use one. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St Louis School, Crisis Pregnancy Hotline or the Batesville Public Library. For online condolences go to