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Alice Koskovich, 89

Apr 12, 2015

Northfield Alice Mae (Sasse) Koskovich entered her heavenly home Easter morning, April 5, 2015, following a massive heart attack/stroke on Good Friday.

Alice was born to Joseph and Hattie Sasse of rural Blue Earth on March 6, 1919. She attended rural school. Alice was united in marriage to Alex J. Koskovich on April 9, 1938. Seven children were born of this union. Alice and Alex resided in Blue Earth, where they raised their family and were members of Salem United Methodist Church. They retired to Osage, then Park Rapids where they were members of Riverside United Methodist Church. Alex and Alice lived with a daughter and son-in-law in Sebeka, for several years. Alice spent the last four years of her life in Evergreen Lodge Memory Care Center at Northfield Retirement Community.

Alice will be lovingly remembered by her children, Allen (Maria) Koskovich, of El Cajon, Calif, son-in-law Doug Little, of Dundas, Ava (Bob) Williams, of Nevis, Amber (Ken) Stadler, of Northfield, Ardys (Dan) Sabin, of Sebeka, Arlene (Perry) Stenzel, of Lakeville, Audrey Mahn (Dan Lemke), of Northfield; 23 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great- grandchildren.

Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Alex, daughter Anna Mae, six brothers and four sisters.

A memorial service celebrating Alice’s life was held Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Northfield Retirement Community Chapel, Northfield. The service was officiated by Rev. Kristine Braaten-Lee with music provided by Maggie Sabin, a grand-daughter-in-law.

Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Park Rapids, on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 2 p.m. The graveside service is open to friends of the family. A time of fellowship will follow at Jones-Pearson Funeral Home, Park Rapids.