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Clarice Josephine (Pederson) Alfredson

July 4, 1923 ~ January 2, 2021 (age 97)


Clarice J. Alfredson, 97, of Battle Lake, passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Good Samaritan Nursing home in Battle Lake on January 2, 2021. 

A graveside service will be Friday, January 8, 2021 at 1:00pm at the First Lutheran Cemetery of Battle Lake. Glende-Nilson Funeral Home of Battle Lake is assisting the family.

Clarice Josephine Pederson was born July 4th, 1923 and grew up in rural Battle Lake with her parents, Bill and Ann (Bertene) Pederson. She attended "Country School" completing 8th grade.

On September 20, 1947, she was united in marriage to Emmett Alfredson. She soon gave birth to Shirley Ann and Alan Vernon. 

During her life, she worked at various jobs but her main occupation in life was being the care taker of her family.

She enjoyed entertaining during the holidays for her family, grouse hunting, fishing and was well known for her love of soap operas, especially Days Of Our Lives. 

She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Alfredson of Fergus Falls; son Alan (Mickie) Alfredson of Battle Lake; Five grandchildren Christine (Kevin Telles) Vondal of Battle Lake. Edward Vondal of  Battle Lake, George Vondal of Battle Lake, Jennifer (Chris Nelson) of Glyndon, and Abigail (Jacob Hoefs) of Battle Lake; Great Grandchildren include, Karissa (Sean), Noah, Maloree, Emma, Lily, Graycee, Elizabeth and Liddia; cousin, Marlys Pilgrim of Wadena and Elaine Seelander.

Clarice was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Emmett; brother, Howard Hanson; uncle, Edwin and numerous other family members. 

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Graveside Service
January 8, 2021

1:00 PM
First Lutheran Cemetery of Battle Lake

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