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Alice M. Nelson, 91, of Barnesville, passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at ValleyCare and Rehab, Barnesville.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11 AM in Rollag Lutheran Church, Rollag, MN with Reverend Jim Greene officiating. Burial will follow at Gran Lutheran Cemetery, rural Rollag.
Visitation is Friday from 5-8 PM with a prayer service at 7 PM at Dobmeier Funeral & Cremation Services, Barnesville, MN.
Alice was born on March 19, 1928, to Oscar and Anna (Myhra) Egge in Barnesville, MN. She attended school in Barnesville, graduating in 1946, and went on to attend Interstate Business College. She worked at the Fargo Foundry. After having children, Alice stayed home to raise them. Later she worked at American Family Insurance in Barnesville. On October 16, 1948, Alice was united in marriage to Kermit Nelson at Gran Lutheran Church, Skree Township, Clay County, Minnesota. The couple made their home in Humbolt Township, Clay County, Minnesota, where they farmed and raised their family. Kermit passed away in 2009.
During her life, Alice enjoyed bowling, flower gardening, craft work, and needle work. She was active in the Clay County Fair and served as superintendent of the needle crafts for more than twenty years. She was a member of Gran Lutheran Church and active in her circle. She enjoyed working at the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion in the Gran food stand and listening to the music in Nelson Hall at Rollag.Traveling and being with family and friends were always highlights to Alice.
Alice is survived by one daughter, Cheryl (Bryan) Henning of Larkspur, CO, and two sons: Steve (Shari) Nelson of Worthington, MN, and Jim (Stephanie) Nelson of rural Barnesville; five grandchildren: Christopher Henning of Larkspur, CO, Michael (fiancée Erica Henkel) Henning of Colorado Springs, CO, Justin (Amy) Nelson of Fargo, ND, Jared Nelson of Barnesville, and Taylor (Josh) Baneck of Fargo; five step grandchildren: Paul Nunes of Worthington, and Timothy (Crystal Severance) Nunes of Jasper, MN, Brady Lien, Jon Lien, and McKinze Lien, all of Barnesville; brother-in-law, Curtis (Delores) Nelson of Barnesville; and near and dear cousins, Leland (Irma) Egge of Barnesville, and Dottie Egge of Pelican Rapids. She is also survived by many other relatives and friends.
Preceding Alice in death are her parents; her husband, Kermit; and one sister-in-law, Barbara Tenneson.
Friday, December 13, 2019
5:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)
Friday, December 13, 2019
Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Starts at 11:00am (Central time)
Rollag Lutheran Church
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