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Alice Kaye Royer

April 2, 1928 ~ August 1, 2020 (age 92)


Alice Kaye Royer age 92, of Burlington, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020, at Klein Center, Burlington, Iowa.

Open visitation will be 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 6, 2020, at Behner Funeral Home, Fairfield, Iowa.

Graveside service will follow the visitation at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 6, 2020, at Friends Cemetery in Richland, Iowa with Pastor Larry Dodds officiating. 

Memorials may be made to Sunnyside Baptist Church, For Operation Christmas Child, or Great River Hospice Burlington, Iowa.  Cards and memorials may be mailed to Terry Royer, P.O. Box 686, Cedarburg, WI 53012.  

Alice Kaye was born in Fairfield, Iowa on April 2, 1928, the only child of Leo and Inez (Jones) Snider. She graduated from Fairfield High School Class of 1943 and Parson's College in Fairfield, Iowa. Alice Kaye married William Royer on September 16, 1947, in Fairfield, Iowa.  Alice Kaye taught school and had a love for children and shared many stories from her teaching in California and at the International School in Saudi Arabia where she taught for ten years. Throughout her married life she lived in Santa Monica and Huntington Beach, California, Yanbu and Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia and Moscow, Russia and her last 30 years in Burlington. Alice Kaye and William traveled the world extensively throughout their married life visiting 59 countries. 

Alice Kaye enjoyed writing letters until her health didn’t allow her to any longer.  Alice Kaye and William loved to dance, go to the Burlington Bee’s Baseball games and going out to eat.  Alice Kaye looked forward to sharing stories of their travels.  She had a love for animals and made sure they had food to eat.

Alice Kaye is survived by her brother-in-law, Joe (Carol) Royer; many nieces & nephews.  

She is proceeded in death by her parents, grandparents and husband, William.

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Open Visitation
August 6, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
203 South Main
Fairfield, IA 52556

Graveside Service
August 6, 2020

11:00 AM
Friends Cemetery
Richland Street
Richland, IA 52585

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