Alice M. (Saue) Dougherty, 71, of Clarkfield, formerly of Boyd, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the Clarkfield Care Center, two days shy of her 72nd birthday.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 19, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boyd, officiated by Pastor Lori Wold. Interment was at Terrace Lawn Memory Gardens, Camp Release Township, in Lac qui Parle County.
Alice M. Saue Dougherty was born October 17, 1941 at Benson, to parents Oscar and Ida (Lynne) Saue. She was one of six children. She was baptized at Jevnaker Lutheran Church of rural Montevideo and confirmed at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church of Montevideo. She attended Country School District 49. She remained in the Benson area with her family until after World War II.
Alice moved to California and worked as a Nanny. She relocated to Alaska and then returned to Montevideo where she worked as a cook for Trailways Café for over 18 years. She then moved to Willmar and worked in the kitchen of Rice Memorial Hospital for many years. Upon her retirement she moved to Boyd and remained there until her passing.
Alice enjoyed listening to country western music, especially Alan Jackson. She was an excellent dancer. She enjoyed playing cards (Rook) and doing ceramics. Her favorite past time was her family and enjoyed it when family and friends would come to visit.
She is survived by her sister Cora Gilbertson and brother George (Phyllis) Saue all of Montevideo, sisters-in law Lavilla Saue of Dawson and Shirley Saue of Clarkfield and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers Orville, Percy and Leslie; nephews Bradley Saue and Gary Gilbertson and brother-in-law Julien Gilbertson.
Arrangements were by Lynner Funeral Home of Clarkfield.