Alice Mae Lind, 87, passed away Sunday, May 30 th , 2021 in Yuma, AZ.
She was born September 2 nd , 1933 in Germantown, PA to Herman George Roll and
Irma Celia (Kisch) Roll.
Alice grew up in New Jersey, graduating from East Orange High School. Following
high school, she enlisted in the military, and was a proud veteran of the US
Women in the Air Force (WAF).
Alice was married to Wayne E. Lind for 57 years. After several military
relocations, they settled in Colorado and raised three children. When the children
were all in school, Alice began her long-time employment with Aurora Public
Schools in various administrative positions. After her retirement from the
schools, Alice and Wayne enjoyed many years travelling across the US in their RV,
finally settling full-time in Yuma, AZ.
She was an accomplished seamstress and an exceptional quilter. Her many
creative quilts were designed as gifts for family members, and are cherished
Alice is survived by her three children: daughter Karen Lind of Blue Springs, MO,
son Don Lind and his wife Sandy Rabun-Lind of Melbourne, FL and daughter Ruth
Wisely and her husband Don Wisely of Castle Rock, CO; her ten grandchildren:
Michelle, Scott, Kelly, Trevor, Teri, Travis, Tyler, Kevin, Desiree and Danessa; and
fourteen great grandchildren; and by her closest friends in Yuma: Bernie, Dee
Dee, Steve and Piedad. She was preceded in death by her parents and her
A memorial service celebrating Alice’s life will be held for family and friends later
this summer in the Colorado mountains.
If anyone wishes to make a memorial contribution in Alice’s honor, please
consider donating to the Wounded Warrior Project or Disabled American
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