Cluver, IN - Alice M. Slusher, age 91, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at home, surrounded by her loved ones. Alice was born to Raymond and Marietta (Peterson) Cummins on August 4, 1928, in Bloomfield, Ohio. She was one of seven children. She was married to Wilmer Slusher, who preceded her in death in 1986.Wilmer and Alice moved to Indiana in 1962 where they owned and operated Slusher Lumber. In her later years, Alice studied to become a real estate broker and also was an insurance agent. She was involved with the Moose Lodge and the VFW for many years. Alice was an avid reader. She loved reading so much that she read a book every day, cover to cover. She also liked to listen to music and dance. Alice is survived by her four children, Clifford (Shirley) Slusher of Macy, IN, Cathi (Brent) Schultz of Streetsboro, OH, Linda (Marvin) Miller of Knox, IN and Betty (David) Knisely of Warsaw, IN; brother, Robert Cummins of Mesopotamia, OH; sister Betty Starr of Warren, OH; 13 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Wilbur Cummins, sisters, Edna Lauth, Evelyn Takas, and Mary Jean Cummins, stepson Wilmer Slusher; and infant grandson Clifford Slusher Jr. A funeral Service officiated by Pastor Gary Beck will be held at the Paine Funeral Home, Inc. on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Brownwood Cemetery, N. Bloomfield Township. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. The family would like to send a special thank you to Kindred Hospice for their care and support. Condolences may at painefuneralhome.com
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