Alyce Jean Specht, 87 died November 8, 2019 in Clay Center, KS. She was born on September 3, 1932 in Clay Center, the daughter of Clifford and Winona (Hjelm) Reed. Alyce Jean completed nurses training from Missouri Methodist Hospital in 1953. She married David Specht on December 6, 1953. Alyce Jean worked as a nurse at the Clay County Hospital for 30 years. She was a former member of the Clay Center United Methodist Church, current member of the Fancy Creek United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women’s organization, Sunday school and Bible school teacher and a 4-H leader for 22 years. Alyce Jean was preceded in death by her husband; parents; grandsons, Gabriel Tash, Jeremiah and Caleb Specht; sister in law Sandra Reed.
Daughter: Nonie and husband Bradley Nicklas of NJ
Son Edward and wife Dana Specht of Glasco, KS
Son: Kenneth Specht of Randolph, KS
Daughter: Mary and husband Gotham Desai of NJ
Daughter: Joan Tash and husband Ridgehaus of Hutchinson, KS
Brother: Rolland Reed, of Clay Center, KS
Grandchildren: Heather Immesburger, Marcus Immesburger, Kiran Desai, Kyle Desai, Drew Tash, Ethan Tash, Aelora Tash, Rhys Tash and, Amy (Micah) McCabe, Debra (John) Franco, Heidi (Charles) Schmechel, Evie (Lester) Jarrett, Peter (Amy) Specht, Nathanael Specht
9 Great Grandchildren.
Funeral Services: Friday, November 15, 2019 at 11am at the Fancy Creek Zion United Methodist Church, Randolph, KS
Burial: Fancy Creek Zion Cemetery, Randolph, KS
Visitation: Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 3-8pm at the Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home in Clay Center.
Memorials: UMCOR, Gideon’s or Ogden Friendship Home c/o the funeral home.