Alice HagenAlice Hagen, 87, of Northwood, ND, died, Thursday, March 12, 2009, at the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.
Alice Hagen, 87, of Northwood, ND, died, Thursday, March 12, 2009, at the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.
Alice M. Kleven was born October 9, 1921 in Grygla, MN, the daughter of Herman and Gertie (Berg) Kleven. She attended grade school in Hatton, ND. During World War II Alice set out for Seattle, WA in search of work, which she found with Sears-Roebuck Company. In Seattle, she married Roger Grimsley, Sr. who was serving in the Navy. After the war, Alice and Roger moved to Florida. Alice then returned to Northwood in 1964 and was later married to Gwen Hagen. She worked for the Northwood Deaconess Health Center for 32 year before retiring in 1996.
Alice was an active member of Washington Lutheran Church. She enjoyed Bible study, quilting, bingo and most of all her family.
A special thank you to Ila Dahlen, Ruth Berge and Hank Sebecko for always being there for her.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandra (Harley) Grefshiem of Northwood, ND, son, Roger (Debbie) Grimsley of Grand Forks, ND; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren and brothers, Rudy Kleven of Grand Forks, ND, Elmer Kleven of Spokane, WA, and Herb Kleven and Orlin Kleven both of Kent, WA.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; sister, Mable Tweten and grandson, John Grefshiem.
Funeral Services will be 3:00 p.m., Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Washington Lutheran Church, rural Northwood with burial in Washington Lutheran Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services in the church.
Memorials may be directed to the Washington Lutheran Church Improvement Fund, P.O. Box 394, Northwood, ND 58267.
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The Bilden Funeral Home of Northwood is assisting the family with arrangements.