Lucille Alff

Lucille Alff

Saturday, February 13th, 1926 - Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Lucille Beth (Krause) Alff, long-time Lewis resident, passed away November 6, 2019.

The daughter of Theodore W. and Grace A. (Lackey) Krause, she was born on the family home place southeast of Lewis on February 13, 1926. She graduated from the Lewis Consolidated School in 1943. Lucille was united in marriage to Henry O. Alff, at her parents’ home on October 21, 1944.

She went to work at the old Atlantic Memorial Hospital in 1966 and helped with the move to the new Cass County Memorial Hospital in 1968. After 7 years she made the move to the Atlantic Medical Center, retiring in 1989. After retirement, Lucille traveled with friends to Las Vegas, Mexico and San Diego and spent three winters in Arizona.

Lucille is survived by her daughters, Madonna (Jim) Cripe of Bloomfield, Nebraska and Deborah (Craig) Meyer of Lewis, Iowa; one niece and one cousin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Grace Krause; brother, Leroy Krause; infant sister, Ruby Krause; and two nephews, Lloyd and Cleo Krause.

Open visitation will be available after 3:00 p.m., Friday, November 8, 2019, at Roland Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic, with Reverend Rachelle McCalla of the First United Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will be in the Oakwood Cemetery at Lewis, Iowa.

Memorials may be directed to the Lewis Oakwood Cemetery.

Roland Funeral Service is caring for Lucille’s family and her arrangements. Condolences may be left at


Lucille B. Alff

February 13, 1926 - Lewis, Iowa

November 6, 2019 - Atlantic, Iowa

At the age of 93 years, 8 months & 24 days

2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 9, 2019
Roland Funeral Home - Atlantic, Iowa

Reverend Rachelle McCalla
First United Presbyterian Church - Atlantic, Iowa

Kathy Govig

“Just A Closer Walk With Thee”
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Dick Woodward
Mike Murphy
Danny Kirchhoff
Rich Govig
Breck Chambers

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Mike Wagner
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Rachel Chambers
Sheila Harry

Oakwood Cemetery - Lewis, Iowa

The family invites you to join them following services at the cemetery for lunch at United Congregational Methodist Church in Lewis.
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  • Service

    Saturday, November 9th, 2019 | 2:30pm
    Saturday, November 9th, 2019 2:30pm
    Roland Funeral Service
    204 E. 5th St.
    ATLANTIC, IA 50022
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Reverend Rachelle McCalla
  • Interment

    Oakwood Cemetery Lewis, IA


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Posted at 10:08pm
Lucy was such a fun co-worker. I worked with her at the Atlantic Medical Center. It was clear she loved her kids. May you cherish all the great memories.

In Sympathy,
Beth Meyer

Ann Myers

Posted at 09:46am
Madonna, know tbat I am thinking of you at this sad time. Hugs to you. Ann Baker Myers

Glenda Byerly

Posted at 11:14pm
Sympathies to you all. May God comfort you during this difficult time. Keith, Glenda, Blake and Kaitlyn Byerly

Pam Schlotzhauer

Posted at 06:31pm
Lucille was one big football fan. She was always telling me about the games. A really great lady. She will be missed. My sympathies to the family. (Lucky)

Sharen Herrick

Posted at 01:06pm
This is Sharen (Proehl)Herrick. May God bless you and the family. I remember that she loved to dance,so Dad (Walt) went dancing with her. Great for them both.

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