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2005-10-12 / Obituaries

Adele H. Dyce, world traveler

Adele H. Dyce, 88, of Buffalo, formerly of Williamsville, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2005. She had been a resident of Scottsdale, Ariz. for the past two years.

Born in Endorf, Germany, she moved to Washington with her parents and sister Gert. In June 1945, she married Geoffrey A. Dyce.

A world traveler, Adele and her husband explored the four corners of the earth, all while raising a family.

She was an avid bowler at the Buffalo Athletic Club and was a member of the Eastern Star, Coterie Club, and the ONO Club of Buffalo.

A devout Lutheran Church member at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Williamsville, Mrs. Dyce was also a volunteer worker at the Niagara Lutheran Home in Buffalo.

She also enjoyed gardening, ceramics, pencil drawing, and the beautiful sunsets from her Lake Erie home in Canada.

She is survived by a son, Geoffrey H. Dyce; a daughter, Laurel Eckholm; a sister Gertrude; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Dietrich Funeral Home, 2480 Kensington Ave. Amherst.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial gifts to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 East Flower Street, Phoenix, Ariz. 85014.

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