Alice Lisk


VAN WERT -- Alice C. Lisk, 91, of Van Wert, died at 1:40 a.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Van Wert In-Patient Hospice Center.

She was born September 12, 1922, in Delphos, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph and Alice (Martin) Hartlieb. On March 12, 1945, she married Robert Dirham, who preceded her in death in 1989. On June 27, 1998, she married Harold "Pete" Lisk, who preceded her in death in 2001.

She is survived by her children, Heather Annette (Robert) Miller of Paulding, Ohio, Richard S. Dirham of Van Wert and Tina M. Woulfe of Lakewood, Colorado; eight grandchildren, Michelle (Ben) Bangert, Michael (Deedi) Miller, Melinda (Kurt) Newman, Eric (Sarah) Dirham, Jason (Kara) Dirham, Johnathon Dirham, Rebecca (Brennan) Mann and Meghan Hamilton. She is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren.

Alice was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, the Altar Rosary Society, Catholic Ladies of Columbia and the 300 Club.

Besides her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by 11 siblings.

She was a longtime clerical employee of the former West Ohio Gas Company, both in Van Wert and Lima.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, March 7, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Van Wert, with Father Stanley Szybka officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert. Friends may call at Brickner Funeral Home from 2-8 p.m. Thursday where there will be a parish vigil service at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Preferred memorials are donations to the St. Vincent DePaul Society, Community Health Professionals Hospice and Masses. Condolences may be left on the website,, or sent to

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