Alice Wahlenmaier Cullers

May 18, 1934 ‒ March 10, 2020

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Alice Wahlenmaier Cullers of Mount Vernon peacefully passed away on March 10, 2020 at 11:05 pm in the presence of her loving family. She was born May 18, 1934 in Columbus to the late George and Catherine (Simpson) Wahlenmaier.

Alice attended St. Mary of the Springs Academy and graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Home Economics. She was a loving and fierce mother who was devoted to her family. One of her greatest joys in life was seeing her children and grandchildren gathered around the dining room table breaking bread with each other. It was around this table she shared her values, taught listening skills, fostered deep conversations and modeled impeccable manners. Alice was a faithful member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church. She happily and openly shared her love of God and encouraged her children and grandchildren on their own paths. She was a savvy money manager and was proud to send her three children to college on her stock earnings. Alice was a card shark and loved bridge, poker and any game that gathered people around a table for laughter and fun. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Alice is survived by her children, Mike (Kimber) Cullers of Mount Vernon, Carolyn (John) Butler of Columbus, Sharon Collaros of Worthington; grandchildren, Hanna (Cullers) Ford, Allison (Delp) Coyle, Leah Delp, Emily Delp, Maria Collaros, Sophia Collaros and Zoe Collaros; great grandson Meeko Rodrigeuz.

In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death by her husband, James J. Cullers as well as her sisters Louise Webb and Kathryn (Jack) Wallace as well as her son in law Chris Collaros.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 16th at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Father Mark J. Hammond as the Celebrant. Alice will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Jim, in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

The family extends deep gratitude to all of her caregivers at Sunrise of Dublin and Capital City Hospice for all their love, support and comfort.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County.

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  • Dear Sharon, Mike, Carolyn and all your beautiful family members- our deepest condolences on the passing of your extraordinary mother, Alice. Over the years Tony and I have had the opportunity to be with your mom (and dad) and create wonderful memories. For that we are so lucky and grateful. Alice was truly a woman before her time, and worked hard to positively impact the lives of her kids and grandkids (and great grandchild!). I know she was so proud of all of you! I also know she is eternally present with you, while at the same time gleefully reunited with her beloved John, Chris and other family and friends. Take good care. We love you. Erin and Tony Keels

  • Mike, Kim and family – So sorry for your loss. Never easy saying goodbye to a parent. Thinking of you.

  • We consider ourselves so lucky to have enjoyed Alice’s company so many times through the years and to be able to count her family among our friends. She was a friendly, warm and genuine person. We’ll always remember her laughter and her immense love of all her kids and grandkids. Her legacy will carry on through her wonderful family.

  • Your family is in my thoughts & prayers. I always appreciated your mother as she was always so friendly when she would stop in at the office. – Jan Mast

  • Mike, Carolyn, and Sharon …

    Just returned from Florida and found out about your Mom’s passing. Our heart felt condolences to you and your families.
    A wonderful lady has been lost … We were so fortunate to have crossed paths with Alice.
    Dick/Nancy Laslo

  • Mike, Sharon, Carolyn…..

    I’m so sad to hear your mother passed away. Life changing memories of Alice are etched in my memory – what an incredible lady! During difficult times in my youth she was there for me. Listening, without judgement….leading me forward. Your mother was nothing short of amazing…she and your father an incredible team…..giving, genuine, always kind. My heart hurts for you…. my prayers are with your family – Brian Batt