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Alice R. Sietsema

Alice R. Sietsema June 25, 1927 - Aug. 1, 2013

ST CLOUD - Alice Ruth Sietsema, age 86, passed away August 1, 2013. She was born on June 25, 1927 to Henry & Grace (Fischer) Sietsema in Holland Township, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. She attended school in rural Kandiyohi County and Raymond Public School, graduating in 1945. After graduation, she went to work for Bell Telephone in Willmar. She transferred to Los Angeles, California then to Denver, Colorado where she retired in 1983. She moved back to Minnesota in 1994, eventually settling in St. Cloud. After retirement, she traveled for several years throughout Europe, Australia and much of the United States.

She is survived by 3 sisters and 2 brothers. Esther Gilsrud, Russell Sietsema, Kenneth (Arlene) Sietsema, Lyla (Leroy) Kaspner, Marlene (Marvin) Noe and sister-in-law Geraldine Sietsema, brother-in-law Charles Olson and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Harvey, sister Beatrice Olson, sister-in-law Gertrude Sietsema and brother-in-law Clifford Gilsrud.

A private service is being planned.