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6/25/2013 Email this articlePrint this article 
Alice Chandler Stotesbery
Alice Chandler Stotesbery, 92, of Richfield, Minn., formerly of DeWitt, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at the Pines Assisted Living Care Unit, in Richfield.

A funeral service will be held at noon, Friday, July 5, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, rural Calamus, with the Rev. Sarah E. Kretzmann officiating.

Visitation is Friday, July 5, at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt, 10-11:30 a.m.

Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt.

The former Alice Maude Chandler was born July 4, 1920, in DeWitt to Alfred and Edith Spence Chandler. She graduated from DeWitt High School in 1938.

After raising her own children, Alice provided daycare for her grandchildren. She worked in a 5-and-10 store in DeWitt, the cafeteria at West Junior High in Richfield and for the March of Dimes.

Alice loved following the Minnesota Twins baseball team and watching their games on TV.

Alice was very involved in her church communities. In Grand Mound, she was an active member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church at rural Calamus, where she taught Sunday school and Bible school, and was active in the circle and couple's club. After moving to Minnesota, Alice became an active member of Woodlake Lutheran Church, where she also taught Sunday school.

Alice is survived by her children, Jim (Jan) Stotesbery of Rochester, Minn., Laura (Mark) Fischer of Orlando, Fla., and Corrine (Steve) Erb of Eden Prairie, Minn.; five grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; her twin, Edith Chandler Gleason; a sister, Rose Chandler Galitz, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

  She was preceded in death by her husband, Stewart Stotesbery; a brother, sisters, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.

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