Alice Stricker Bengeyfield Alice Bengeyfield 66, died suddenly at home October 20, 2021. Alice was born in Quick, West Virginia April 28, 1955, to Harry and Nell-Jean Stricker and was the oldest of two children. Alice grew up in Quick and attended Herbert Hoover High School in Charleston, West Virginia, and was always very proud of her West Virginia heritage. Following high school she graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College. Alice taught school for one year in West Virginia and then two years in Lyman, Wyoming, two years in Wallace, Idaho, and three years in to Post Falls, Idaho. Alice met Pete Bengeyfield in Lyman and they were married in 1981 in Quick. Alice and Pete moved to Dillon, Montana where Alice taught school at Parkview Elementary School until retirement in 2015. Following retirement Pete and Alice enjoyed traveling most of the United States taking pictures, and she co-authored two of Pete's books. They traveled with their camper and saw all four corners of the US plus Alaska and Hawaii. Even though Alice retired from teaching she never really left education. Following her retirement she continued her involvement with Road Scholar at University of Montana Western. She enjoyed her free time in Dillon playing golf at the Beaverhead Country Club where she played regularly but did not keep score. Alice is survived by her husband Pete, daughter Shannon, brother Danny and her dog Ellie. Alice also is survived by her “adopted” girls Kelly Havig-Smith and Ali Havig-Martin who lived with Alice and Pete while attending high school. Alice was preceded in death by Harry and Nell-Jean Stricker. There will be a celebration of life in the spring of 2022. Alice would appreciate any donations in her name to the Beaverhead Trails Coalition.