Alice M. Piepenburg
January 5, 1927 - April 15, 2017

Alice M. Piepenburg (nee Hammerberg), 90, of Monterey, passed away on Saturday, April 15, in
Winamac.  
Born in Chicago in 1927, Alice was a graduate of Von Steuben High School, on the northwest side of
Chicago.  Alice and her husband Martin married in 1946 and raised their family of three sons and a daughter in
suburban Palatine, Illinois, then retired to Monterey over 20 years ago, where they were members of the
Monterey United Methodist Church.
Alice is remembered for her personal strength, her compassion, her good nature, her dedication to
her friends and family, and her passion for music.  
She is survived by her sons Karl, of Oakford, Illinois; Kurt (Sarah), of Boerne, Texas; and Kris, of Palatine, Illinois;
granddaughters Holly and Lorna Piepenburg, of Oakford, Illinois; Jillian Piepenburg, of Boerne, Texas; Jayne
Piepenburg, of Boston; Cale (Brian) Patton, of Chicago; grandson David Shell, of Palatine, Illinois;
great-grandson Beowulf Patton, of Chicago; and great-granddaughters Hannah and Marlee Shell, of Palatine.  
She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin O. Piepenburg; her daughter, Karen E. Piepenburg; her
parents, LeRoy and Mary Hammerberg; and her brothers, Robert K. Hammerberg and Norman E. Hammerberg.  
Graveside services will be held at 2 PM Friday, April 21, at the Riverside Memorial Cemetery, in Monterey.