Alvina Tovar, 1933-2017

Published 12:33 am Saturday, August 26, 2017

Funeral services for Alvina Jane Tovar, 84, of Albert Lea will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Matt Hundley will officiate. Interment will be at St. Theodore Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home Monday. Online condolences are welcome at

Alvina Tovar

Alvina died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at her home.

Alvina Jane Tovar was born March 16, 1933, to Albert and Gena (Anderson) Nesset.

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On March 29, 1954, she was united in marriage to Raymond Tovar in Albert Lea.

Alvina enjoyed having her family around her; her grandkids were very important to her. She always enjoyed visiting with family, especially for holidays. Alvina liked playing cards and marble games, dancing, listening to her brother, Arlen, play, and spending time at the Eagles and Moose Clubs.

Alvina is survived by her children Julie (Chris) Connelly, Scott (Pam) Tovar, Diana (Steve) Sundve, Candace (Mark) Sorgatz and Randy (special friend, Leonda Lerud) Tovar; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Arlen Nesset; sister, Clarice Nesset; sister-in-law, Jay Nesset; and many nieces and nephews.

Alvina was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond; infant son, Richard; and siblings Arlene (Leonard) Williamson, Art Nesset, Telores (Hank) Knutson, Eleanor (Dale) Williamson, Kenny Nesset and Bernice Wilkorn.

She will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her.