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Benne Bernice Alder

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Benne Bernice Alder

Sept. 22, 1928 – Jan. 9, 2014

Long time Davis resident, Benne Bernice (Daniel) Alder, passed peacefully on Jan. 9, 2014. Born in Oklahoma to John and Vivian Daniel, she graduated in 1946 from Classen High School in Oklahoma, received a bachelor’s degree in rhetoric from Oklahoma College of Women, a master’s degree in theatre from University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in rhetoric from the University of Oklahoma. She began teaching rhetoric at UC Davis in 1961 and met Dr. Henry Alder, a UCD math professor whom she later married in 1963. Together they raised their son Larry Alder in Davis where they resided for more than 50 years.

She was a member of the Screen Actors Guild and performed and directed with the Davis Comic Opera and other local stage productions receiving 13 Elly Awards and nominations. Her work included numerous film and television roles, with her most notable scene playing opposite Robin Williams in “Mrs. Doubtfire.” Her favorite and most natural role was loving wife to Henry and devoted mom to Larry.

Benne is survived by her son, Larry Alder, daughter-in-law Jan Alder, granddaughters Allison and Cate Alder, sister Ida Lee McCoy of Oklahoma, brothers-in-law Charlie and Berni Alder, and sisters-in-law Esther Alder, and Elaine, Barbara and Evelyn Daniel.

We invite family and friends to attend a Memorial for Benne on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at the Davis Community Church Fireside Room, 412 C St., in Davis.

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