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William Arthur Alpers

Died: Sat., Mar. 30, 2019


Visitation

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Apr. 13, 2019
Location: The Assembly


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Apr. 13, 2019
Location: The Assembly


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William Arthur Alpers, 70, of Little Rock Arkansas, formerly of Danville, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019 at home. He was born November 28, 1948 in Danville to William L and Louise (Moulton) Alpers. He married Linda Jordan, she preceded him in death. He is survived by his son, Darin W. Alpers of Phenix City, Alabama; two brothers, John (Linda) Alpers and Chris (Teena) Alpers both of Danville and a sister, Bette (Bob) Pirie of Catlin. He was preceded in death by a brother, David Alpers and his beloved step-mother, Evelyn Alpers. Bill was a 1966 graduate of Danville High School. He began his career at St. Elizabeth Hospital in 1965, remaining through the changes and retiring in 2005 from Provena United Samaritans Medical Center as a purchasing agent. He was a member of the Otter Creek Assembly in Little Rock and a former member of The Assembly in Danville. He enjoyed singing and was in the choir at The Assembly in Danville.

A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 13 at The Assembly 428 N. Walnut St. Danville, IL with Ramona Logan and Ryan Harris officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Assembly in Danville, Otter Creek Assembly or American Diabetes Association.

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Cheryl Montgomery
   Posted Tue April 09, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss, John and Linda.

Phyllis Snider
   Posted Tue April 09, 2019
So sorry to hear of Bill's passing. I worked with him many years at St.E and Provena. I remember him as a teenager when he started to work. He has left us too soon, God must have needed him for another task in heaven . May memories of past memories provide solace to his family.
I'm sorry that I cannot pay my last respects to him as I will be out of town. Sending prayers to Darin.

Toni Deeken Lawson
   Posted Tue April 09, 2019
Bill was a classmate of mine and Danville High School. I enjoyed seeing him at the 50th reunion. My heartfelt sympathy to Bill's family and friends.

troy kester
   Posted Wed April 10, 2019
My greatest memory of Bill Alpers was being in a musicial play with him when I wa a kid. It was Sir Oliver's Song and I was the male lead while Bill was Sir Oliver. It was a major undertaking two or three months in the making and we putn our all into it. It was a huge success and I and the female lead Angel Stevens shared the best performance award. Sadly, Angel is now in Heaven as well. She succombed to cancer two or three years ago. I am now the only one left from that trio that took part in that play in 1979/80. Amazing and a humbling thought but gives me solace to know that i'll one day be right there with them!

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