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Alice J. Sirek

June 23, 1918 - February 07, 2017

Prayer Service - Sunday

February 12, 2017
- 7:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Visitation - Sunday

February 12, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Funeral Mass - Monday

February 13, 2017
- 10:30 AM

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo

Visitation - Monday

February 13, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo


Boulger Funeral Home

Alice J. Sirek

June 23, 1918 - February 07, 2017


Alice Sirek, 98, died Tuesday, February 7 at Bethany Retirement Living in Fargo.

Alice June Cota was born was born June 23, 1918 on a farm near Crookston, MN, the daughter of Napoleon and Emelda (Huot) Cota. She grew up on the farm and attended a country school. She later moved to Crookston where she worked at St. Vincent Hospital. She lived in Dorothy, MN for 3 ½ years and worked for Hance’s Grocery Store. She then moved to Grand Forks and worked in various grocery stores until 1946.

She was united in married to Edward Sirek on November 11, 1946 in Dorothy, MN. They made their home in Grand Forks until moving to East Grand Forks, MN in 1962. They lived there until 1985 when they moved to Barnesville, MN. In 1991, the couple moved to Fargo. Edward died in 1992. Alice was a resident of Bethany since 2011.

Alice is survived by her three sons: Larry (Mary) of Moorhead, MN, Glenn (Jane) of Alexandria, MN, and Michael (Renae) of Moorhead, MN; one brother, Edward, Red Lake Falls, MN;   seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, 12 siblings and one granddaughter, Nichole.

Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM, Sunday, February 12 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM, Monday, February 13 at St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Fargo with visitation starting at 9:30 AM. Interment will follow at Holy Cross North Cemetery.


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11 responses to “Alice J. Sirek”

  1. Wayne Mercil says:

    To an Aunt that always made me laugh and smile and brought into this world a great family that you will be remembered for. You will be missed.

  2. Jan Elis says:

    My favorite expression from Aunt Alice was God never gives you more than you can handle. I
    will remember her forever for reminding me of this. You were dearly loved and will be missed
    by all.

  3. Kathy Jackson says:

    One of my favorite aunts that always saw the good in life. You were loved and will be missed. Too many memories to start…

  4. Adélard Bérubé says:

    I wish to offer my condolences to the all of the Sirek family member on the passing of their loved one! She may be gone but she will remain in your hearts for always! My thoughts and my prayers are with you during this time of sorrow.

  5. Larry and Darlene Miller says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of your family. We are thinking of you and I just hope I can live to her age and do as well as she did. She will be happy to meet you at the door. Love and prayers. Larry and Darlene Miller

  6. Kathy Cota says:

    Our condolences to the Sirek family. Aunt Alice was an amazing lady! Still sending Christmas and birthday cards well into her 90’s and never just signed her name, always wrote a note as well! We can all learn from her kindness and compassion as she always saw the good in everyone and everything. She will be missed! Know our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Mike & Kathy Cota

  7. Barbara K Seiler says:

    Mike I am sad to note your mother’s passing. She must have been a kind woman since she raised a nice guy like you.

  8. AL Vasek says:

    Glenn so sorry for your loss,your mom was always so kind to us at the bakery Saturday morning my girls loved going there.

  9. Kay Exner says:

    Mike and Renea, I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you and your family and keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Wishing you strength and peace in the days ahead.

  10. Joe Guzek says:

    Aunt Alice was one of those people that always had a smile on her face and I remember her always giving words to encouragement to everyone, especially to us “youngsters” growing up. Our condolences and prayers go out to Larry, Glen and Mike and all of the Sirek family. Joe (Joey to Aunt Alice) and Joyann Guzek

  11. Diane ( Mercil) and Louie Seidl says:

    Larry, Glen and Mike,

    You have been in our thoughts since we heard of your mother’s passing.
    Please accept our deepest sympathy and may she rest In peace. Hopefully your memories will help you through this difficult time. We have many great memories of Aunt Alice. We enjoyed our visit with her last August when we were in Minnesota.

    Diane ( Mercil) and Louie Seidl

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