Celia Cabezas Alt


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Celia Cabezas Alt

June 8, 1927 - June 11, 2013

Celia Cabezas Alt of Fredericksburg, Texas died Tuesday, June 11, 2013.

Her life was celebrated on Saturday, June 15 at Victory Fellowship with Rev. Michael Burdick officiating. Graveside services and interment were held Tuesday, June 18 at the DFW National Cemetery.

Celia Cabezas Alt was born June 8, 1927 in San Jose, Costa Rica, the daughter of Ulises and Juanita Lopez de Cabezas.

She married Lt. Col. Eugene R. Alt on July 11, 1959 in New York. They were married for 41 years. He preceded her to heaven on Jan. 13, 2001.

Celia attended Wheaton College in Illinois and graduated with a degree in Art. She then worked as an editor of the Spanish edition of Life Magazine in New York. After marrying, she served in the role of an Air Force Chaplain’s wife to her husband. After he retired from military life, she served with him as a Pastor’s wife at Union Church in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Celia Cabezas Alt is survived by a son, Eugene Roger Alt of Guatemala City, Guatemala and daughter, Suzette Christine Ivers, of Fredericksburg, Texas and their spouses, six grandchildren; a brother, Arturo Cabezas, and two sisters, Lili Cabezas de Denyer and Ester Cabezas de Cercone, all of San Jose, Costa Rica.

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