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Alice D. Stevens

October 31, 1927 August 18, 2019
Alice D. Stevens
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Memorial services for Alice D. Stevens, 91, Aberdeen, SD, will be 2:00pm, Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Aberdeen, with Pastor Mike Jacobson officiating. Burial at Riverside Cemetery. Alice died Sunday, August 18 at Avantara in Groton, SD.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to Storybook Land, Aberdeen.

Alice D. Erdahl was born October 31, 1927, to George and Clara (Skaare) Erdahl in Bristol, SD. This is where she grew up and attended school. In high school she participated in cheerleading and was active in basketball. She attended St. Luke’s School of Nursing in Aberdeen and graduated in 1948.

On May 30, 1948, Alice married Robert Stevens in Sioux Falls, SD. They made their home in Aberdeen and raised four children: Jeannie, Bob, Patty, and Lori. They were active in PTA, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts where Alice was a Den Mother. Alice and Robert enjoyed time together, especially bowling, which she continued until she was 85 years old. Robert died March 7, 1996.

Alice had a competitive spirit! She enjoyed doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles and loved playing games. Among her favorite were Scrabble and Yahtzee and she played to win! Alice loved coffee and pastries and enjoyed the company of her friends at Arbor Springs. She often watched sports on TV. Her favorites were the Minnesota Vikings and Los Angeles Lakers. Alice was a founding member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. The church was important to her and she was active there for many years.

Grateful for having shared Alice’s life are her children: Jeannie Stevens Walkingstick, Centennial, CO, Bob Stevens, Castle Rock, CO, Patty (Mark) Bosanko, Fulshear, TX, and Lori (Terry) Herron, Groton, SD; grandchildren: Jill Walkingstick, Scott (Sara) Walkingstick, Eric Walkingstick, Rick (Melanie) Stevens, Derek (Melanie) Stevens, Jessica Bosanko (Kent), Stuart (Amanda) Bosanko, Jamie Herron (David), Colin (Brittany) Herron; great-grandchildren: Noelani, Brooklynne, Brayden, Evan, Mason, Paisley, and Ryker; and sister Helen Vehe.

Preceding Alice in death are her husband, Robert Stevens; parents George and Clara Erdahl, siblings Janet, Evelyn, Gerard, Jordan, Isabel, Art, Jim, and David; and son-in-law, Guy Walkingstick.


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Memorial Service

Saturday

24

Aug

2:00 PM 8/24/2019 2:00:00 PM
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church - Aberdeen

1429 N Dakota St
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church - Aberdeen
1429 N Dakota St Aberdeen 57401 SD
United States
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