Alice Jean Peniston
March 26, 1931 - January 7, 2018
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ALICE PENISTON
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Alice Jean Peniston, 86, of Muscatine, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at Premier Estates.

Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 15, 2018, at St. Mathias Church. Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery. A time of food and fellowship will be held at Gannon Hall following the committal service.

Visitation will be from 2 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 14, 2018, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the family in care of Ernie Peniston. Online condolences: www.wittichfuneralhome.com


Alice was born on May 26, 1931, in Mystic, the daughter of James and Eaithel Mae Jones Wright. She married Earnest O. Peniston on December 25, 1949, in Centerville. He preceded her in death on November 29, 2007.

She sold Stanley Home Products. She loved to travel, fish, and tend to her garden. She especially loved and treasured her grand and great-grandchildren.

Those left to honor her memory include two sons, Ernie Peniston Jr. of Atalissa, and Milton Peniston of Muscatine; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Jerry Lee Peniston; one daughter, Adalia Mae 'Della' Peniston; and her siblings, David Wright, James Wright Jr, and Margaret Beechum.
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Date & Time

Sun, January 14, 2018
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Location

Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home
1931 Houser Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761


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Date & Time

Mon, January 15, 2018
11:00 AM


Location

St. Mathias Church
215 West Eighth Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761


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David and Nancy Hurlbut
Jan 16, 2018

Our deepest sympathy to Ernie and your family. Alice was the sweetest lady at Bickford. You are in our thoughts.

Carol Benac
Jan 15, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Alice was a wonderful lady. Always enjoyed visiting with her. She will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to all of your family. The Benac Family

Tina JUAREZ
Jan 12, 2018

To the Peniston Family - The Juarez family extend to the Lord our prayers of encouragement and peace in your Hearts and minds at this time. 86 yrs of life is a blessing to have been able to have shared and may the bles... more

Jan 12, 2018
To the Peniston Family - The Juarez family extend to the Lord our prayers of encouragement and peace in your Hearts and minds at this time. 86 yrs of life is a blessing to have been able to have shared and may the blessing of that life as you reflect back keep your hearts filled with love. Yours In Christ Stuart & Tina(Lloyd) Juarez & Family.

Tina JUAREZ
Bobbie Davis Shampu
Jan 12, 2018

Ernie and family, You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Ms. Alice was.a very sweet and loving lady. She will truly be missed. May she R.I.P. Heaven has received a very special angel.

Bonnie Davis Beechum
Jan 11, 2018

To Alice's family You will be in my prayers as you go through this time of sorrow. Her memory will always be in your heart.

Lee Ann Davis
Jan 11, 2018

Ernie and Milton my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of greif. Alice was a wonderful and thoughtful person who always had a smile when ever you saw her. She will be missed.

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