A memorial service is scheduled at 11 a.m., Saturday March 12, 2011, at Christâ€™s Church, 2200 N. Sycamore Ave., for Nelson Burnell (Doc) Alpers, 80, who passed away Tuesday March 1, 2011, in Midland, Texas. A funeral service was held at the First United Methodist Church, of Midland, on Friday, March 4, 2011, for Doc.
Survivors include his wife Linda, of Midland; sons, Greg and his wife Jody Alpers, of Roswell, Doug and Danielle Alpers, of Alamogordo, and Brad Alpers, of Carlsbad; his daughter Diane Leven and husband Neal, of Roswell; stepsons, Koby and Kevin Reeves, of Midland; eight grandkids, Kyle (Casey), Nick, Jim, and Justin Alpers, Kim (Chris) LaDuca, Emily (Caleb) Grant, Steven and Shannon DuCharme, and Brandi Connally; six greatgrandchildren, Corbin and Cooper Alpers, Jabyn and Tevya LaDuca, and Kyelar and Keagan Connally.
He is also survived by his brothers, Marion and wife Juanita Alpers, of Hudson, Kan., and Warren and wife Shirley Alpers, of Hutchinson, Kan.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Cowboy Bell Scholarship fund at the First United Methodist Church or the charity of your choice.