April 26, 1921-Aug. 20, 2012
CLARKFIELD - Services for Alice Christianson, 91, will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Lucas Lutheran Church in Normania Township. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., at Lynner Funeral Home in Clarkfield. Burial will be in the St. Lucas Lutheran Cemetery in Normania Township.
She died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at the Granite Manor in Granite Falls.
Alice Irene Knutson Christianson was born April 26, 1921, in Swede Prairie Township in Yellow Medicine County, to Carl and Nellie (Olson) Knutson. Alice and Clarence N. Christianson, of Normania Township, were married in 1939. They were the parents of two sons: Curtis and Earl. Alice was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, baking, flowers and making afghans for her family.
She is survived by her son, Earl (Rita) Christianson of Granite Falls and daughter-in-law, Sally Christianson of Clarkfield; grandchildren, Holly (Scott) Jenniges of Redwood Falls, Scott (Lori) Erickson of Navarre, Fla., Chad (Laurel) Christianson of Granite Falls, Allen (Julie) Christianson of McKinney, Texas, Karla (Geoff) Thiel of Redwood Falls and Randy Christianson of Britt, Iowa; 13 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and sister, Gladys Oakland of Blue Earth.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clarence; son, Curtis; brothers, Wallace and Marvin; sister, Leona Anderson and great-granddaughter, Josephine Erickson.