Anna Dice

{June 30, 1923 - February 21, 2014}

Anna Louise Dice, 90, of Quincy, formerly of Arbela, MO, died Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Home in Quincy.

She was born the daughter of Noah and Adda (Bondurant) Kapfer on June 30, 1923 in Wyaconda, MO.

Anna graduated from the Wyaconda High School. She married Eldon Dice on December 28, 1947 in Memphis, MO. He preceded her in death on October 7, 1986.

She was a member of the Wyaconda Baptist Church and the Scotland County Home Extension. Anna was a nurse at the Scotland County Care Center for many years, but her main occupation was a wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

Anna loved being with her family and always with a meal. In her earlier years, she enjoyed playing cards with her friends. Anna was fond of gardening, reading, puzzles and playing games with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brothers, Wendell and William Kapfer; parents-in-law, Charley and Matilda Dice; In-laws Twila Kapfer, Nick and Grace Conkle, Rudolph and Della Dieterich, Karl and Reta Dice, and Marie Dice; two nieces, Wilma Stott and Linda Diffine; and a nephew, Ernest Kapfer.

She is survived by her children, Donna (Dale) Frericks of Quincy, Donald (Kathy) Dice of Arbela, and Barbara (Roger) Butts of Quincy; grandchildren Jason Frericks of Champaign, IL, Heather (Brent) Schmidt of Ledyard, CT, Stefanie (Dave) Ford of Salem, IA, Kelly (Marc) Thannert, of New London, IA, Nicole (Jason) Marshall, Numa, IA, Matthew Dice, Maryville, MO; five great grandchildren, Ethan and Natalie Brush of Salem, IA, Tristan and Annabelle Schmidt of Ledyard, CT, and Alyssa Marshall of Numa, IA; a sister-in-law, Edna Mae Kapfer of Mesa, AZ; many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Wyaconda Baptist Church. A time will be announced later.

Memorials are suggested to the Wyaconda Cemetery or to the Good Samaritan Home.

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4 comments

  1. Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Anna.
    We valued her as a great Arbela neighbor to the Howell family.

    Comment by Jack, Darlene & Shelly Chapman on February 22, 2014 at 12:18 am
  2. Sorry to hear of your loss.

    Comment by Ann & Noel Barker on February 26, 2014 at 2:10 pm
  3. Donna and Family, Donald and Family. Just read your mother’s obituary in Memphis Democrat. Praying for all of you. I have fond memories of your parents and both of you. My wife, Christine and I would like to have been their for your mother’s viewing. We have lived in Brownsburg, Indiana for 28 years now. We don’t get back to Memphis very often. Memphis is 383 miles one from our home. We are hoping to get back for Ludwick Reunion the Sunday before fathers day and for my 67 class reunion in August. Take Care of yourselves. Deni

    Comment by Dennis(Deni) Ludwick on March 2, 2014 at 8:09 pm
  4. Thinking of you-Our deepest sympathies

    Comment by Greg &Kathy Cowell on June 27, 2014 at 11:22 am