OBITUARY: Alice Considine

HALSTEAD—Alice C. Considine, 85, left her Earthly home to be with Jesus on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Halstead Health and Rehabilitation. She fought the good fight and finished the race.

She was born April 26, 1934, at Kiowa to Sanford and Zephalena (Davis) Smith.

She was Halstead city clerk from 1978 until her retirement on April 26, 1996.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Halstead and Club Amicarum, and was a 1952 graduate of Halstead High School.

On April 5, 1953, she married Robert Hanna, and she later married William Considine, Nov. 3, 1979, at Wichita. He died June 20, 2000.

She is survived by sons Mark Hanna, Newton, and Guy Hanna, Mount Hope; daughter: Cindy (James) Gatz, Preston; brother Frank (Gwen) Smith, Plano, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kelsey Hanna; brothers Edwin and Wilbur Smith; and step-grandson Dustin Freeman.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Kaufman Funeral Home, with the family receiving friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Funeral service will be at 5 p.m. Friday, June 21, also at Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead, with the Rev. Tony D’Olio officiating.

Burial will follow at Halstead Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Halstead Bible Fellowship or Kaufman Funeral Home.

To honor Alice, the family asks that you reach out in any way to any loved one you may be emotionally distanced from.

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