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Alice Hagen

October 9, 1921 — March 12, 2009

Alice Hagen, 87, of Northwood, North Dakota died, Thursday, March 12, 2009 at the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Funeral Services will be 3:00 pm, Sunday, March 15, 2009 at Washington Lutheran Church, rural Northwood with burial in Washington Lutheran Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to services in the church.

Alice M. Kleven was born October 9, 1921 in Grygla, Minnesota the daughter of Herman and Gertie (Berg) Kleven. She attended grade school in Hatton, North Dakota. During World War II Alice set out for Seattle, Washington in search of work, which she found with Sears-Roebuck Company. In Seattle, she married Roger Grimsley, Sr. who was serving the Navy. After the war, Alice and Roger moved to Florida. Alice then returned to Northwood in 1964 and was later married to Gwen Hagen. She worked for the Northwood Deaconess Health Center for 32 year before retiring in 1996.
Alice was an active member of Washington Lutheran Church. She enjoyed Bible study, quilting, bingo and most of all her family.
A special thank you to Ila Dahlen, Ruth Berge and Hank Sebecko for always being their her.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandra (Harley) Grefshiem of Northwood, North Dakota, son, Roger (Debbie) Grimsley of Grand Forks, North Dakota; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren and brothers, Rudy Kleven of Grand Forks, North Dakota, Elmer Kleven of Spokane, Washington, and Herb Kleven and Orlin Kleven both of Kent, Washington.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; sister, Mable Tweten and grandson, John Grefshiem.

Memorials may be directed to the Washington Lutheran Church Improvement Fund, P.O. Box 394, Northwood, North Dakota 58267.

The Bilden Funeral Home of Northwood is assisting the family with arrangements.

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