The Life of Alice E. Ostrander
Alice E. (Barrett) Ostrander (1933-2012) Memorial services for Alice E. (Barrett) Ostrander, 79, of Mentor, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Willoughby Hills Evangelical Friends Church, 2846 S.O.M. Center Road, Willoughby Hills. Mrs. Ostrander passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. Born Sept. 3, 1933, in Altoona, Pa., she had lived in Lake County for the past 50 years. She loved cooking, gardening and most especially spending time with her grandchildren. Mrs. Ostrander was retired from Mentor Public Schools, where she had been the head custodian at Fairfax Elementary School. She is survived by her children, Becky (Jim) Killen, Diane (Jim) Nelson, David (Sherry) Carlson, James (Marie) Barrett and Barb King; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and sister, Lois Lulington. She also leaves her sons-in-law, Rod Fichtner and Chris Barta; her husband Edward''s children and their families; and her friends, Dave (Jan) Clark and Tom (Esther) Fowler. Her husband, Edward Ostrander; daughters, Debbie Fichtner and Linda Barta; and her parents, Raymond and Nellie Estep are all deceased. Private burial will be in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens, Chester Township. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages contributions to Hospice of the Western Reserve, Inc., 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110-2602.