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Alice Gilson

August 26, 1925 — May 28, 2021

Alice Louise Gilson, age 95, of Marne and Mecosta, passed away Friday, May 28, 2021. She was born in Lansing, MI to the late John and Daisy (Mascho) Brethauer. Alice lived in Marne for 20 years raising her family with her late husband Jim. After they retired they moved to Mecosta and enjoyed their home on School Section Lake. Alice enjoyed helping others and worked as a Nurse  at Beacon Light Nursing Home in Marne for many years and after moving to Mecosta she volunteered with the Meals on Wheels program delivering meals to those in need for several years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren who she loved deeply. Alice was preceded in death by her husband James Gilson.  She is survived by her children, Terry (Claudia) Gilson, Barbara (Jack) Nederveld, Charles Gilson, David (Beverly) Gilson; grandchildren, Tracy (Tina) Gilson, Kelly Gilson, Roxanne Nederveld, Troy Nederveld, Karin (Nick) Baker, Lisa (Nate) Mencarelli, Andrea (Mitch) Patrick, Brian (Jill) Gilson, Kira Gilson; several great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Luanne Gilson and several nieces and nephews. In keeping with her wish cremation has taken place with Interment in Mount Hope Cemetery in Mecosta. Condolences may be left on her tribute wall at

Throop Funeral Home

Coopersville, 616-837-8161

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