In Memory of

Alice Stephania Wittkop

January 9, 1927 - September 6, 2021
From: Marcus, IA

Alice  Stephania (Hodapp) Wittkop was born on January 9, 1927, to Otto and Charlotte (Full) Hodapp, in Granville, IA. She graduated from Spalding Catholic High School.

 On October 5, 1948, she was united in marriage to Irvin John Wittkop in Granville, IA. Irv and Alice farmed south of Marcus until Irv’s passing on November 3, 1972. After his death, she was employed at the Marcus Vet Clinic until her retirement.

 In retirement, she enjoyed golfing, playing cards, and going to her grandchildren’s activities. She was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church and the Ladies Missionary Society.

 Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Charlotte; eight siblings, Elaine Callahan, Conrad Hodapp, Germaine Hodapp, Otto Hodapp, Marjorie Bergeson, Joan Mullin, Georgia Croat, and Wilfred Hodapp; her husband Irvin; her son, Irvin, Jr.; grandson, Jonathan Nelson; granddaughter, Charlie Anne Nelson; and great-granddaughter, Samantha Ann Estrada.

 She will lovingly be remembered by her children; Pam Ann (Dennis) Husman, Duane Irvin (Bonny) Wittkop, Paula Ann (Brian) Nelson, and Penni Ann (Steve) Bryant; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 10, 2021, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus, Iowa
Father Tim Pick
Father Gene Murray
Deacon Jerry Bertrand
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Holy Name Catholic Cemetery
Marcus, Iowa


Monday, September 13, 2021 at 7:10 PM
“To Pam, "Duke", Paula, and Penny and families. We are thinking of you all and praying that you are finding comfort and laughter in your sweet memories of Alice. She was a sweetheart!”
- Marsha Flewelling
Monday, September 13, 2021 at 7:10 PM
“Just want to express our Condolences to the family,sorry Pam for losing your Mom, I’m sure she probably playing cards with Mildred and rest of her friends!!! May Alice Rest In Peace!!”
- Shirley &Jerry Goebel
Monday, September 13, 2021 at 7:10 PM
“My sympathy to you. Alice was one of my money counters when I worked at church. Enjoyed her! Hugs!”
- Debbie Richardson
Monday, September 13, 2021 at 7:10 PM
“My sympathies to your family. Alice was a great lady, always friendly with a smile on her face. I have many memories of her growing up as her neighbor. The whole town will miss her!”
- Wendy Hauschildt
Monday, September 13, 2021 at 7:10 PM
“Our prayers are with you all, hugs❤️
Jamie, Karmen, Mady,Josie & Jacob Hodgdon”
- Karmen Hodgdon
Monday, September 13, 2021 at 7:10 PM
“We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your loved one. We are sending thoughts & prayers to you all!!🙏🙏🙏”
- Doug & Alison
Monday, September 13, 2021 at 7:10 PM
“Pam, Duane, Paula and Penny and families,
Please accept my sincere sympathies for your loss. Your mom was quite the Lady! Hang on to your memories! Sincerely ,
Luci Ferrin”
- Luci Ferrin
Monday, September 13, 2021 at 7:10 PM
“Sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother, Alice Stephania. Lived a long life, with a loving family. ”
- Brian Taphorn
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 2:39 PM
“Rest in peace sweet Alice. You will missed by family and friends.”
- Rose and Bruce Lennon
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 2:39 PM
“Duane, Pam, Paula, Penny and Families: So sorry to hear about Alice! She has always been such a fun, friendly lady. We always enjoyed visiting with her. You’re in our thoughts and prayers! ”
- Kevin and Twyla Schmillen
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