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Alice Stillahn

May 7, 1943 — February 20, 2024


Alice Stillahn, 80, of Corning, Iowa went to be with the Lord Tuesday, February 20, 2024.  Alice’s cremated remains will be interred in the Oak Hill Cemetery in a graveside service at 2 PM, Wednesday, February 28, 2024.  Pastor Tim Blaisure will officiate.  Memorial contributions may be directed to the Corning Neighborhood Center, in memory of Alice.  Condolences and memories can be shared online at

Alice Faye Stillahn was born in Shenandoah, Iowa on May 7, 1943, the daughter of Roy Delbert and Marjorie (Ford) Wykoff.  Alice was raised and educated in Shenandoah, Iowa and as a young girl, enjoyed Roller Skating at the Skateland Skating Rink.  Alice was united in marriage to David Lee Smith and the couple moved to California in 1963.  Their marriage was blessed with the birth of a daughter, Tamara Sue.  In 1975, Alice and David divorced and Alice moved to Lincoln, Nebraska to be closer to her parents.  After a few years in Lincoln, Alice moved to Nebraska City, Nebraska where she met Wayne Stillahn and the couple later married.  

During her lifetime, Alice enjoyed camping, sewing, crafts and attending Flea Markets.  She attended church regularly and loved spending time with her family and friends.  Alice worked many years as a Waitress and her last job was at Happy Harry’s Truck Stop in Nebraska City.  She was always a hard worker and enjoyed helping other people.  Alice will be missed by all wo knew and loved her.

Alice is survived by her daughter, Tammy Driskell and son-in-law, Don Driskell of Farragut, Iowa; her grandson, Gary Jenkins of Corning, Iowa; sister, Roxy McCormick of Lincoln, Nebraska; many nieces and nephews and other extended family including 2 “adopted” and special care-givers, Melodie Oliver and Tom Surrell; many other “adopted” kids.  The family wishes to extend their heart-felt “thank you” to the Corning Neighborhood Center for allowing Alice be a part of their family.

Preceding Alice in death was her parents; her brother, Sammy Hale; sister, Kathy Swaink and brother-in-law, Gary Swaink.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Oak Hill Cemetery

Corning, IA 50841

Memorials may be directed to the Corning Neighborhood Center

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