Alice Miriam Rohde
October 30, 1925 August 5, 2019
Alice Miriam Rhode was called home on August 5th, 2019 after a wonderful life with her family and friends. She was born on October 30, 1925 in Lebanon, Oregon to John D. Wood and Grace A. Wood (Crocket). She was the youngest of five children, having four brothers Floyd, Clarence, Wayne, and Jeston.
Alice lived most of her life at the end of Isabella Street in Lebanon. From there, she graduated high school in 1943, met and married Chester Nelson on August 24, 1945, and eventually had two children, son Jim and daughter Nancy. During this period of her life, Alice was actively helping her husband build a mobile home park in Mill City as well as many homes in the Lebanon Community.
After Chet’s death in 1977, Alice met and married Walter H. Rhode on September 14, 1987. Again, Alice helped her husband build in and around La Grande, Oregon. Upon Walter’s retirement, Alice and Walt returned to the end of Isabella Street in Lebanon to live and manage her family’s business, Wood’s RV Park.
With Walt, Alice traveled the world, enjoying the wonders of every continent on earth, with the exception of Antarctica. Although having traveled the world, there was no place more beautiful than the end of Isabella Street where she had called home since 1935.
Alice is preceded in death by her husbands’ Chester and Walter, her brothers Floyd, Clarence, Wayne, and Jeston, as well as her son Jim. Alice is survived by her daughter Nancy and husband Jerry White and two grandchildren, Brett White of Roseburg, Oregon and Katherine White of Albuquerque, New Mexico.