Alice Ann Szabo LaCluyse


Alice Ann Szabo LaCluyse passed away July 9, 2019, at Community Heart and Vascular Hospital in Indianapolis.
Alice was born on Aug. 25, 1934, in South Bend, Indiana. She graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1952. She married her lovely husband, Donald LaCluyse, on June 1, 1957, in St. Stephen Catholic Church in South Bend. They met on a blind date arranged by Donald's mother when they were juniors in high school.
They have four children, Denise (Rick) Gunning, Debbie (Bryan) Ashburn, Doug (Lynn) LaCluyse and D.J. (Michelle) LaCluyse. Also surviving is a brother, Alex Szabo Jr., South Bend.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Helen Orlowski; mother, Helen Smith; father, Alex Szabo; stepfather, Cecil Smith. Alice loved her family, including 12 grandchildren. Her lake kids were very special to her and loved.
Don and Alice resided in Kokomo for 28 years. Alice retired from Haynes International and then resided at Nyona Lake. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, with the Knights of Columbus and contributed to many successful events at the K of C.
Alice enjoyed gardening, sitting on the front porch, bird watching, drinking Miller Lite, playing lottery tickets, and gambling. She will be very missed by all.
A celebration of life will be 2 to 7 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Knights of Columbus, 1631 Foxfire Lane, Kokomo.
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Published on July 17, 2019
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John Schroeder
Aug 03, 2019
A memorial tree was planted in memory of Alice Ann Szabo LaCluyse.  Plant a tree
Elizabeth Kennedy
Jul 23, 2019
She could make me laugh with just a look. Be with the stars Ms Alice..
Doyle Hall
Jul 18, 2019
This is to extend condolences from the Hall family to the LaCluyse family. We are sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in your friends, family, acquaintances, and in God's mercy.
Pam and Carmen
Jul 17, 2019
Sincere condolences to Alice's family. She will be missed at the Legion Post. Loved watching Notre Dame games and cheering with Don and Alice. Rest in peace dear lady.
Jim and Karen Malerich
Jul 17, 2019
We had some great times together. Alice will be missed by many. Please, accept of deepest condolences. Your family is in our prayers.
Penny Pike
Jul 17, 2019
You were so very special and the ladies of The American Legion Auxiliary Post 36 will miss seeing your smiling face
Jayne Smiley
Jul 17, 2019
She will be missed ❤️
Deb n Joe
Jul 17, 2019
We will miss you very much, you were one heck of a lady!