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Alvera Archibald

Alvera Archibald

Alvera Doellman Archibald, age 98, passed away Wednesday January 24, 2018 at the Hospice of Dayton. She was born in Quincy, IL, OH to Albert Frank and Kathryn Doellman. Preceded in death by her husband John H Archibald Sr. Alvera is survived by son John Harold Archibald Jr. (Marilyn) of Cincinnati, OH; son James Robert Archibald Sr. (Patty) of Streamwood, IL; son George William Archibald (Stephanie) of Gahanna, OH; 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; 2 brothers and 2 sisters. She was a graduate of Quincy High School. During World War II she moved to Washington D.C. and worked as a secretary in the US Dept of Agriculture. She volunteered extensively during war with the USO serving US servicemen. She also worked for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (I.B.E.W.) and Elder-Beerman Stores. In Washington D.C. she met her husband John H Archibald Sr. She later moved to Niagara Falls, NY and then to Centerville, OH in the 1950's. She was a member of Incarnation Church in Centerville OH for many years. She will be remembered and missed as a loving mother, grandmother, and sister. A funeral mass celebrating her life was held on Friday January 26, 2018 at 1:30 pm at Incarnation Church, 7415 Far Hills Ave. Centerville, OH 45459. Interment at Calvary Cemetery 1730 N. 18th St Quincy, IL 62301 at 1 pm on February, 3, 2108, followed by a reception for family and friends at the Cedar Crest Country Club, 3312 N. 36th St. in Quincy, IL. 62305. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice, in her memory. Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the local arrangements.

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