Alpha H. Lee, 95, formerly of Kindred, ND, passed away on October 5, 2004 at Eventide Nursing Home, Moorhead, MN.
Alpha Henrietta Otterson was born on March 31, 1909, the daughter of Ottin and Inga (Lykken) Otterson of Kindred, ND. She grew up and attended school in the Kindred area and graduated from Kindred High School. She earned a teacher?s certificate from Mayville State Teacher?s College in Mayville, ND and then taught grade school in the Kindred area. She was united in marriage with Theodore M. Lee of Kindred on September 4, 1932 and they farmed in the Kindred area until they retired. They moved to Fargo, ND in 1984. Theodore passed away in 1988. Alpha lived for a time at Evergreen Catered Living in Fargo, ND and then moved to Eventide Catered Living and Eventide Nursing Home in Moorhead, MN where she has lived since.
Alpha was a longtime member of the Kindred Lutheran Church Ladies? Aid and also spent a great deal of time raising beautiful flowers in her gardens over the years.
Alpha is survived by her two children, Rodell (Diane) Lee, Fargo, ND and Bonnie Snortum, Claremont, CA (Dr. John Snortum passed away in 1988). There are five grandchildren: Randy (Karen) Lee, Sonja (Andrew) Dominguez, Daniel (Ruth) Lee, Ann (Kai) Hansen, Troy (Sondra) Lee; eleven great-grandchildren; and one surviving sister, Ione Pulliam of West Memphis, AR.
The Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 9, 2004 at Kindred Lutheran Church, Kindred, ND. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the church. Burial will be at Perhus Cemetery, rural Kindred, ND.
Arrangements by Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred, ND. On-line guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com