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Alice Kolnes

Oct. 30, 1938-Sept. 27, 2008

Alice F. Kolnes, 69, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, September 27, 2008 at the Frazee Care Center in Frazee.

Alice Fae Kiihn was born to Kenneth and Sarah (Warren) Kiihn on Oct. 30, 1938 in Shaftsburg, Mich. In 1943, she moved with her parents to Alexander, N.D. In 1952, her family relocated to Detroit Lakes. She married Lawrence Kolnes in 1981. Lawrence passed away in 1991.

Alice had spent her last two years at Lakes Homes in Detroit Lakes. She loved animals, especially cats and dogs. She loved the color purple, her jewelry and shopping with anyone who would take her to the malls.

Surviving Alice are her three brothers, Kenneth (Patricia) Kiihn of Amarillo, Texas, Donald (Mary) of Winchester, Ky., and Lloyd (Ruby) Kiihn of Detroit Lakes; as well as several nieces and nephews. Her parents and husband, Lawrence, preceded her in death.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1 at the David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, with the Rev. Eric Lemonholm officiating. There will be visitation from noon until the time of services at the funeral home. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes is assisting the family with arrangements.