Alice Wroolie

Alice Wroolie

Thursday December 15, 1927 Saturday October 10, 2020

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Obituary for Alice L Wroolie

Alice L. Wroolie 92, passed away peacefully at her son's home October 10, 2020. She was surrounded by family.
Alice was born in Duluth December 15, 1927. She grew up in Duluth and worked at Snyder Drug, as a young adult.
She and a girlfriend moved to Minneapolis and she worked in the make-up department at Dayton's. She didn't like the city and moved back to Duluth.
She married William Wroolie Sr. and they moved to Fort Ripley to raise their family. She was a member of St. Mathias Church and volunteered in the kitchen and for the Red Cross Blood Drive, held at the church. Alice was a life member of the Purple Heart Auxiliary, and volunteered making wreaths. She often visited friends in the hospital, usually bringing them a treat. At Christmas she was known for her Popcorn Balls. So many came for them, she started having friends and family over to help them and share her secret recipe.
Alice was loved and will be missed by her children, Bill (MaryBeth), Clarence (Gloria Bruns), Brad (Charlotte), Linda Paige (Peter Vos), Dennis (Cheryl), Pam (Larry) Japp, Kevin (Beth), Kelly (Treasa); 21 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; and 6 brothers and sisters.
Alice is preceded in death by her husband, William Wroolie Sr.; son, Dale; 2 grandsons; 1 great granddaughter; 2 brothers; and 1 sister.
The family would like to thank Knute Nelson Hospice for all of the wonderful assistance and advice. They were amazing.
A Memorial Service for Alice will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at St. Mathias Catholic Church with visitation one hour prior to the service. Visitation will also be held from 5:00-8:00pm on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at the Halvorson Taylor Life Events Center, 512 S. 8th Street in Brainerd.

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Dave Anderson

So very sorry for your loss. She was a very special lady. She always made sure I got some food (always great) before I went home after hanging at the house with Kevin and Kelly. This world needs more people like her. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Comment | Posted at 08:39am via Condolence

Marcia Stevens

Our deepest condolences on your mom's passing. She was always a warm, caring person who treated us like old friends. Tom & Marcia Stevens
"Death leaves a heartache
No one can heal;
Love leaves a memory
No one can steal."
Comment | Posted at 07:46am via Condolence

Deacon Mike Koecheler

What a wonderful lady with a smile that always made my day. God rest her soul. Deacon Mike Koecheler
Comment | Posted at 07:28pm via Condolence

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