Of Chelsea, Michigan, formerly of Okechobee, Florida, age 86, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2022 at her home in Chelsea with her family. She was born February 28, 1936 in Rose City, Michigan, the daughter of Clifford and Inez (Sheppard) Forsyth.

Alice graduated from Brighton High School in 1953. She worked in the University of Michigan Housing Administration. Alice and Robert owned and operated Gambles Hardware Store in South Lyon; and Marshland Kennels, where they bred and trained labs. She attended the United Methodist Church in Okechobee, Florida. Alice enjoyed sewing and quilting and was the most caring and wonderful person.

On July 24, 1954, Alice married Robert R. Steiner, and he preceded her in death on December 30, 2017. She is survived by her son, Russell (Ann) Steiner of Prudenville; her daughter, Peggy (Brian) Cashman of Chelsea; 11 grandchildren, Robert, Michael, Kirsten, Rebecca, Jennifer, Daniel, Stephanie, Elena, Vlada, Egar, and Nicholas; and ten great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Harrison, Gavin, Zak, Tucker, Josie, Owen, Jackson, Wesley, and Blake. She was preceded in death by her husband; and son, Robert David Steiner.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, April 20, 3:00 pm at Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea, with Pastor Mark Hendricks officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Elara Caring Hospice.

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#5 Chastity Brooks 2022-04-19 11:41
Alice was a wonderful client I will dearly miss on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Loved joking with her and Peggy, talking about all the sewing projects they were doing, projects they were thinking of doing :)
Very thoughtful, kind client!
May you R. I.P Alice
My thoughts and prayers are with all her family and friends!
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#4 Kim Siembor 2022-04-11 19:38
Peggy and family I am so sorry for your loss. I had so much fun with your mom at CFMC women's Bible study. Such a sweet lady.
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#3 Ann Steiner 2022-04-11 10:46
I am honored to be a member of this precious family. When I met Alice-she made me feel so welcome! Her tea could never be too hot, her baked goods too sweet, or the room too warm. I will miss her visits and the time she spent with us at our condo. Time was not long enough with this wonderful lady I was proud to call my mother in law.
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#2 Barry & Becky Hughes 2022-04-10 11:33
We meet Bob and Alice as neighbors and then dear friends when they were in pleasant lake. They were an amazing couple, and we were blessed to know them both. I can remember Bob talking about how he knew she was the one when he first saw her. What a gift she was to everyone she meet.
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#1 Peggy Cashman 2022-04-09 14:46
My mom was the most genuine, caring, amazing woman I know. There is no one that didn't love her. She was so great at showing her love for everyone. If I can be half the woman that she was I will be extremely blessed.
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