Alice grew up on a farm in East Bristol, Wisconsin, and moved to Madison in 1963 when she married her husband, Gene. They have three children and three grandchildren. After 49 years of marriage, Gene died of pancreatic cancer in 2012.
Alice began working as secretary at Holy Redeemer in 1997, and moved her office to the St. Patrick site at the time of the merger. She performs secretarial work, including editing the parish bulletin, on Mondays and Tuesdays. Alice says that she loves her job and that the work is fun and rewarding. On the days when she is not working, Alice enjoys spending time watching performances at the Overture Center, trips to her cottage, daily exercise, and sudoku. Additionally, Alice enjoys spending time each May and October helping 4th graders learn to make rosaries.