Alice C. ListAug 29, 2012 Staff
Alice C. List, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She was 85 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and no service is planned, in accordance to her wishes.
Alice Carroll List was born June 9, 1927, in Springfield, Ill., to Edward Carroll Jordan and Faith (Foley) Jordan. She attended schools in Illinois and graduated from the University of Illinois with a masters in education.
She married Robert Redfearn on June 17, 1950. They had a son, Robert Jordan Redfern. They later divorced.
On July 7, 1960, she married James List, and they moved to Casper in 1960. They then moved to Riverton and built their home in 1963. They had a daughter, Katherine Anne List.
Mrs. List taught junior high history in Casper, was a social worker for several years and taught third-grade at Jefferson School in Wyoming for 17 years. She retired from teaching in 1989.
Along with this work, she was involved with National Alliance for Mental Illness, served on Wyoming Advisory Council for Protection and Advocacy's Mental Health Program. She was also on the board of directors for Fremont Counseling Service. When she wasn't volunteering, her family said she enjoyed working at the monthly library book sales, belonged to the Archeology Club and was a member of the Wind River Education Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa.
Her family said she was an avid non-fiction reader, a Civil War and American history buff, enjoyed archeology, antiques, golfing and flower gardening.
She is survived by her son, Robert Jordan Redfearn of Evanston; daughter Katherine "Kate" Anne List of Columbia Falls, Mont.; grandson Jesse Redfearn of Fort Collins, Colo.; and cousin John N DeBoice of Gurnee, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James List, in August 1983.
The family would appreciate memorials being made to one of the following: NAMI Wyoming, Riverton Branch Library or Fremont Counseling Service in care of Davis Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.