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MILES CITY — Alice J. Hegg, 78, of Miles City, passed away April 13, 2011, in the Holy Rosary Hospital.

She was born March 26, 1933, to Adolf and Lydia Schell Janz. She grew up and received her education in Plevna. She later moved to Miles City and met her future husband at the Texas Club. Alice and Charles E. Hegg were married on Oct. 4, 1953, and to this union four children were born: Blaine, Mike, Mitch and Sandra.

The couple celebrated their 25th anniversary at their favorite place at their cabin on Hell Creek. Mom loved to fish the lake in her little tin fishing boat, especially going out in the mornings to check her jigs after setting them the night before. She also enjoyed beach combing, bird watching, her flower gardens, unique rocks and driftwood.

After retirement, the cabin was sold, giving Alice and Charlie at chance to travel, enjoying their time together. Her little dog Bruiser and her kitty will also dearly miss her.

Her parents; husband; son Mitch; and siblings Lorene, Edna and Albert preceded Alice in death.

Survivors include her children, Sandra (Jim) Stoltz, Blaine and Mike Hegg of Miles City; her sister Lillian Leischner of Plevna; her grandchildren JJ Stoltz and Kareen (Matt) Lamendola; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Cremation has taken place in the Bullis-Graves Eastern Montana Crematory. Memorial funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Miles City 1st Baptist Church. Private inurnment will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bullis-Graves Memorial Chapel of Miles City.

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