Alice Sutlief, 1927-2016
Published 8:53 am Friday, December 30, 2016
Alice R. Sutlief, 89, of Owatonna died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at The Brooks in Owatonna.
Alice was born Jan. 3, 1927, in New Richland Township, Waseca County, the daughter of Otto and Rosamunda (Krause) Neumann. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in New Richland. She attended country school. Alice was united in marriage to LeRoy Sutlief on Feb. 15, 1948, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in New Richland.
Alice was known for her sewing, which she learned from her mother. She made doll clothes for the granddaughters, along with many quilts and afghans that she gave as gifts to her family.
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She is survived by her daughters Karin (Red) Anderson of Rochester and Kathy (and Stan) Honsey of Owatonna; 10 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Dorothea Neumann of New Richland and Janet Neumann of Owatonna; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, LeRoy; son, Charles; three brothers; and two sisters.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church in Owatonna. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church in Owatonna. The Rev. Dave Klawiter will officiate. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery in Albert Lea. Michaelson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.