Alice Amelia BaerJuly 17, 1930 ~ November 29, 2017 (age 87)
Alice Amelia Baer gracefully and serenely passed away at her home in Boise, ID at the age of 87 years old with her family by her side on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.
Alice was born July 17th, 1930 in Boise to Otto and Lina Reimers. Alice was raised by her parents as their large family moved between Emmett, Pearl, Atlanta, Eagle, and Boise, ID. Alice graduated from Eagle High School in 1947.
Alice married Chet Ayres in 1948 and raised first-born child Stephanie (husband Jim, sons Jay and Richard James) Aaron. Stephanie passed away in 2015. Alice remarried W. Scott Baer of Boise in 1950 and they had 3 children, Russell (wife Vicki, son Geoffrey, daughters Amelia, Sarah) Baer of Boise, Rebecca (husband Jock and sons Jeremy Logan, Jon Logan) MacGregor of Cascade, and Scott (wife Mary, daughters Holly, Jenna) Baer of Boise.
Alice and Scott spent many years together in the restaurant business, owning family restaurants in Hagerman, ID (The Sportsman) and Sweet, ID (The Triangle). Alice also worked many years at The Royal Restaurant in downtown Boise. The couple enjoyed their vacation time travelling to the sunny climates in Mexico and Las Vegas. Scott passed away suddenly in the summer of 1988.
Alice loved spending time with her 5 sisters, Eleanor, Dora, Eileen, Bessie and Esther. They especially loved dining together, as well as playing various card and competitive board games. Some of the family’s fondest memories are when Alice, her sisters, and the families were together celebrating holidays and life events. Alice also was preceded in death by brothers Delbert and Lester Neil.
Additional surviving family members are Alice’s brother Mel Reimers of Boise, her 13 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Alice’s life will be held on Friday, December 8th at 1:00 PM at Eastwind Community Church – 4750 S. Surprise Way, Boise ID 83716. Private family burial to follow at Dry Creek Cemetery.