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Alice Josephine Rohne

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Date: Monday, December 1st, 2014

Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Location: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin, Minnesota



Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Location: Six Mile Grove Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Lyle,, Minnesota


Six Mile Grove Lutheran Cemetery



Alice Josephine Rohne, age 97 of Lyle, Minnesota died Thursday morning, November 27, 2014, at the Adams Health Care Center in Adams, Minnesota.  Alice Josephine Peterson was born July 24, 1917, in Austin, Minnesota the daughter of Louis and Bertha (Peterson) Peterson.  She attended school in Rose Creek and graduated from Austin High School in 1936.  On November 24, 1938, she was united in marriage to Arthur Lawrence Sanford Rohne at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Austin.  The couple made their home on a farm in Nevada Township, Mower County, Minnesota.  Alice was an active member of Six Mile Grove Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aid.  She was also a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Home Auxiliary, Pythian Sisters and enjoyed quilting.  Arthur died on May 15, 1977.  Alice continued to live on the family farm until moving to the Adams Health Care Center in September of 2014.       

            Survivors include three sons, Robert (Mary Lou) Rohne and Eugene Rohne all of Lyle, Terry (Nancy) Rohne of Austin; a daughter-in-law, Jan Rohne of St. Ansgar; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Harlan Rohne and five brothers and sisters, Delores Bowers, Byron Peterson, Elmer Peterson, Viola Emery and Melvin Peterson.       

            Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Six Mile Grove Lutheran Church, rural Lyle, Minnesota with Rev. Lydia Mittag, officiating.  Interment will follow the service in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Monday, December 1st at the Worlein Funeral Home and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.


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