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Georgie Alexander

May 26, 1922 ~ December 26, 2018 (age 96)

Council Grove - Georgina May Alexander, 96, of Council Grove, Kansas passed away December 26, 2018, at Diversicare of Council Grove.

She was born May 26, 1922 in Waunita, KS, the daughter of George and Bessie (Gentry) Bolen.  She married Robert Alexander on May 27, 1940, in Chapman, KS.  They made their home in Council Grove and had four children:  Barbara, Tom, Jeff and Vicki. In 1950, Georgie and Bob purchased a farm north of town where they lived until they moved to the nursing home in 2013.

Georgie was a member of Council Grove United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, VFW Auxiliary and served as the worthy advisor of Jobs Daughters.  While being a homemaker, she also worked at Monarch Molding for 30 years. Georgie was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Vicki Martin, four siblings: James, Violette, Leah and Louis; and son-in-law Jim Lerner.

Georgie is survived by her children: Barbara Lerner, Tom Alexander and wife Linda, of Council Grove, Jeff Alexander and wife Jamie, of Olathe; grandchildren: Janalie Simmons, Jimmy Lerner, Joe Lerner, Jeremy Martin, Tyler Martin, Jessica Lehning, Jill Alexander, Bobby Alexander, Misti Haas, T.J. Alexander, Dusty Alexander, Shawna Slack and Jason Oder;  20 great-grandchildren; and son-in-law Brad Martin.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00am, Monday, December 31, 2018, at Council Grove First Congregational United Church of Christ.  Interment will follow at Sunny Slope Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Diversicare of Council Grove and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, PO Box 273, Council Grove, KS 66846.

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