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Alice Wolsky

Alice M. Wolsky, age 101, of Kensal, ND, died Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Eventide, Jamestown, ND.

Alice Margareta Schroeder was born March 24, 1916, in Bordulac, ND, the daughter of William and Freda (Grager) Schroeder. She grew up and attended school in Bordulac, graduating in 1933. Alice was baptized and confirmed in St. John’s Lutheran Church, rural Bordulac.

She was united in marriage to Edward Wolsky of Kensal on June 9, 1940, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Bordulac. Together they had various professions, which included farming and owning a garage, and they also went into the T.V. repair business for many years. Alice worked in various stores, motels, and did daycare. Alice and Edward were managers of the Kensal Manor for 20 years. Edward died October 12, 2000.

Alice was a charter member of the LWML and held many offices. She was also a Sunday School superintendent, teaching Sunday school for 30 years. She also served as secretary of the Kensal Parish and Kensal-Wimbledon area parishes for many years. She was a charter member of Kensal Kozy KS Homemakers.  Alice was the Secretary and Treasurer of the Kensal Park Board for 27 years.

She is survived by her three daughters: Jo Ann Larson, Valley City, ND, Mell’O’Dee (A.C.) Gaber, Cass Lake, MN, and Patricia (Gary) Sorem, Olympia, WA; 6 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, and special family friends, Nick (Betty) Kukla.

Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Edward, her parents, 2 sisters, Lillian Wolsky and Ella Groskreutz, 1 brother, Harold Schroeder, and 1 great-grandson, Kullen Hoggarth.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be designated to

James River Hospice or the Charity of your choice.



St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Kensal, ND


Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10:30AM


Kensal Cemetery

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Name: Donna and Bob Mack

Date: 5-14-17

Message: So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. We didn't hear of it right away, and wished we would have known in time to attend the funeral. She will definitely be missed. The Kensal community has lost someone special.



Name: Bluette Willams Clancy

Date: 5-9-17

Message: Condolences to the  family.

Pat and Gary my thoughts and prayers are with both of you. 

Pat, Gary will be able to explain who I am and hope it is good.



Name: Janice Topp

Date: May 9, 2017

Message: Your mother was such a positive uplifting person. She is in her Eternal Home with her husband, and sisters. May her memories live on forever.



Name: Juanita Baumgartner

Date: 5-9-2017

Message: I am so sorry to hear of Alice's passing.  She was such a great neighbor when she and Ed lived in Valley City on SE 2nd St. I thoroughly enjoyed her Christmas card each year after they moved to Kensal.  She will be missed.



Name: LeRoy & Leanne Wegenast

Date: May 9, 2017

Message: Pat and Gary--our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time of grief.  Cherish the memories.  LeRoy and Leanne


Name: Karen (Fredrickson) Witt

Date: May 8

Message: I am so sorry your mom has left you. But your memories will be forever.  She was quite a lady and always so fun and lived a long wonderful life. Still hard to see them go.  Thinking of you Joann, Mell'O'Dee, and Pat

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