Alice Fosse, 78, of Barnesville

Published 10:33am Thursday, November 15, 2012 Updated 12:34pm Thursday, November 15, 2012

Alice Fosse, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at the Clayco Care Center in Barnesville.

Alice Schempp was born on Aug. 23, 1934, to George and Stella (Rumsey) Schempp in Oregon.

In her teenage years, she moved with her family to Minnesota where she went to school in Pelican Rapids.

After school, she worked on the family farm and also at the turkey plant in Pelican Rapids.

She was married to Charles Alan Fosse and they started out their married life on Charles’ parents’ farm. They later moved to Rothsay where she was a housewife raising four children.

They lived there until 1984, when they moved back to the family farm in rural Rothsay.

She went back to work at the turkey plant where she worked for 20 years.

Charles died in 2004.

Alice has lived at the ClayCo Nursing Home in Barnesville over the last couple of years.

Alice enjoyed feeding her family. She was a great baker who would make special birthday cakes for everyone’s birthday.

She was proud of her Norwegian Heritage and baked lots of lefse, krumkaka, flat bread, etc., over the years.

She was also a seamstress who sewed much of her children’s clothing. In her younger years, she was active in the Rothsay Woman’s Group.

Alice is survived by four children, Bridget Nolte, Ulen, Shane Fosse, Fargo, Scott (Amy) Fosse, Barnesville and Heather (Aaron) Johnson, Fargo; three grandchildren, Shaila, Jaida and Meiah Fosse.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a sister, Charlotte.

Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the church

Service: 11 a.m. Friday, at Hedemarken Lutheran Church, rural Rothsay,

Clergy: Rev. Stan Satre

Burial: Hedemarken Cemetery

Funeral Home; Dobmeier Funeral Home, Barnesville


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