Homer Alaska - Obituaries

Story last updated at 4:18 PM on Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Alice I. Dubber

April 2, 1924-March 29, 2012


Alice I. Dubber

Longtime Homer resident Alice I. Dubber, 87, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at her home in Homer.Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the Christian Community Church, 3838 Bartlett Street in Homer.

Alice was born April 2, 1924, in Griggs County, N.D. She attended school and graduated from Cloverdale High School in Cloverdale, Calif. She moved to Alaska in April 1955. She had lived in Juneau, Anchorage, Eagle River, Homer, Sand Point, St. Paul and Kodiak. While in Juneau, she worked for B.M. Behrends Department Store and Erwins Grocery. She also worked at Ben Franklin in Anchorage, for B & B Fisheries in Kodiak and for the Sterling Caf in Homer. Alice also was a member of the Kachemak Bay Quilter and Kenai Peninsula Quilting Guild.

Alice was an avid gardener, enjoyed quilting and loved sharing both with friends and family. She had five great-grandsons, another due shortly and one great-granddaughter. She will be greatly missed by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She had a sign in her sewing room that said, She who dies with the most fabric wins, and she won, her family said.

Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Dubber, and granddaughter, Leann Dubber.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Leonard and Jan Dubber of Haines, and Rodger and Margaret Dubber of Nikiski; daughter, Theresa Dubber of Homer; granddaughters, Leah Dubber and Anne Barnett, both of Anchorage, Sally Gates of Seattle, and Deanna Lazarus of Fairbanks; grandson, Luke Dubber of Kenai; five great-grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel and Crematory in Kenai.