Funeral service for Alice Marxhausen, age 90, of Milaca, will be held on Saturday, October 4th at 10:30 AM at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Milaca with Rev. Dr. Mark Marxhausen officiating. Visitation will be from 9 - 10:30 AM on Saturday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Milaca. Interment will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery on Monday, October 6th at 9:30 AM at Assembly #5.
Alice Louise [Harmening] Marxhausen was born August 7, 1924 on the family farm in Nicollet County, Courtland Township to Arthur and Elsie (Epke) Harmening. Alice grew up on the farm and attended country school through eighth grade. On October 12, 1947, Alice married Paul Marxhausen. They raised five children with one dying at birth.
Paul and Alice lived in New Ulm and Sleepy Eye. In 1961 they moved to Mayer, MN. Alice worked for Mayer Lutheran High School as the head cook.
In 1977 Paul and Alice moved to Roseville, MN. Alice worked at Emmit Williams School as the head cook until her retirement in 1990.
Alice was always actively involved in the Lutheran churches she attended throughout her life. She volunteered at a thrift store, craft store and community center in Roseville. In the summer of 2007 Alice and Paul moved to Milaca.
Alice and Paul worked many years doing woodcrafts. Alice loved to crochet many different items for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, including a Christmas stocking and baby blankets.
Survivors include children: Gary (Sandy) of Sebewaing, MI, Sharon (Wallace) Buckentin of Mayer, Alan (Kris) of Milaca, and Mark (Julie) of Oak Grove. She was blessed with 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 1 great-grandbaby due next March.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, husband Paul, infant son and brothers: Virgil, Duane, Roman, and Merlin Harmening.