Alice Ann Belscamper was born April 30, 1940, and passed away July 6, 2022,
from complications after a massive stroke.
Alice was the youngest of three daughters born to Earl B. and Altha (Koehler)
Belscamper. She lived her entire life in Independence, graduating from Northeast
High School. She attended Graceland College for two years and finished a
Business degree from the University of Central Missouri (then CMSC). She worked
in several clerical positions. She was a member of the Stone Church congregation
of the Community of Christ Church, and for many years, volunteered at the
Center Stake Headquarters in Independence. Religion and church were very
important to her. She read many inspirational books and books about RLDS
Much of her life was spent living with her parents, whom she cared for as they
aged. After their deaths, Alice lived in the Pleasant Heights Apartments where
she loved playing cards in the community room and participating in many of the
other activities. She became known as ‘Miss Alice’ there.
After suffering a fractured hip in November of 2013, she moved to The Groves
Senior Living (Rosewood). At Rosewood, Alice enjoyed participating in the
numerous social activities that were offered and was also a volunteer there. She
befriended many other residents and staff. In January, 2022, she was debilitated
by a stroke and could no longer participate in the social life she enjoyed so much.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters Ruth Rightmyer and Helen
Hoover. Surviving are five nieces and nephews: Anne Monaco (Steve), San Diego,
California; James ‘JR’ Raveill (BJ), Arlington, Virginia; Jay Raveill (Selene),
Warrensburg; Carol VanNoorloos-Gelabert (Pedro), Cary, North Carolina; and
Chris Yaeger (Bill), Independence; and eight great nieces and nephews.