Alice Marie (Seitz) Bartlett

April 27, 1938 ~ February 19, 2018 (age 79)

Alice Seitz Bartlett, 79, Sunrise - April 27, 1938, Sunset- February 19, 2018. She was born in Fossil, the daughter of Milton and Ann Nunn Seitz. She was small town girl with deep roots and a love for her birthplace. Her tender years began at Nelsons Mill Camp. In 1942 her family moved to Oregon City where her parents worked in the ship yards during times of war. In 1946 her family moved back to Fossil where Alice attended Fossil Grade School and graduated from Wheeler County High School with the class of 1956.

Alice married, moved away, had children. In 1990 she returned home to care for her aging mother. She recalls it as some of the best moments of life and an honor to have shared that time with her loving mother. Alice worked at several cafes in town serving a great plate of food always with a smile. Her family and friends remember her as a ray of sunshine, always happy and looking on the bright side. With comments that make you shake your head or just leave you laughing. Alice was never boring. Alice was loved. Alice will be missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents Ann and Milton Seitz. Alice is dearly loved by those she left behind: sister: Jean Morley, sister: Joyce and Wendell Clodfelter, brother: David and Nina Seitz, her son, James Gilpin, daughter: Cindy and Ken Joseph, daughter: Beverly and Vincent Ryan, son: Micheal Bartlett, son: Steve and Michelle Bartlett. Her grandchildren: Joe, David, Jessica, Choron, Jonathan. Great grandchildren: Forest, Haley, Ava, Ivey and baby Morris.

Her graveside service was held at the Fossil I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Monday, February 26, 2018 followed by a Celebration of Life at Haven House in Fossil.

Memorial contributions may be made to Haven House Retirement Center, PO Box 386, Fossil, Oregon 97830.

Sweeney Mortuary of Condon was in care of arrangements.

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