Alyce D. Haugen, 92, of Edmore, ND, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at the Park River Good Samaritan Center with her dear friend Carole Helle at her side.
Alyce D. Haugen, 92, of Edmore, ND, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at the Park River Good Samaritan Center with her dear friend Carole Helle at her side. Funeral Services for Alyce were held on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. at Living Word Free Lutheran Church in Edmore with Reverend Craig Wentzel officiating. Burial is in the Edmore Cemetery. Alyce Darlene Perich was born to Louis and Effie (Price) Perich on March 19, 1927, on a farm near Egeland, ND. She attended grade school in a one-room school and graduated from Egeland High School with the class of 1944. Alyce lived in the Egeland/Cando area until Nov. 5, 1947, when she married Orville J. Haugen. They moved to a farm by Derrick. They lived, farmed side-by-side and raised their four children through the years. They retired in 1982 and moved into Edmore. Orville died on Nov. 30, 1995. Alyce was always active in her community and her church. She was a charter member of the Shamrock Homemakers, Living Word Church and WMF and the Edmore Rest Home Guild. She enjoyed membership in the Edmore Historical Society and served on the Election Board for many years. Alyce had many talents and the creations from those talents were shared with family and friends. She was a talented seamstress, quilter and crocheter making afghans, doilies, and even Barbie clothes to name a few. Doughnuts were a specialty and she had a green thumb for gardening. Many of her beautiful perennials were transplanted into many gardens in the Edmore area. She was the devoted farm wife doing whatever chores, operating whatever equipment was needed to keep the farm running. Alyce loved her family, her dear friends and her Lord with all her heart. Alyce’s loving family include; her son, David and his wife, Laurie of Edmore; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Alysa (Tim) Tulibaski and children, Declan and Clayton of Argyle, MN, Sarah (Bailey) Nordin and children, Lennon and Cohen of West Fargo, ND, Chad (Kimberly) Haugen and children, Jackie, Leo, Lexi, Vayda and Ryah of Elko-New Market, MN, and Emily (Danny) Hebert and children, Gavin, Nolan and Rosalyn of New Ulm, MN; brother, John Perich; San Diego, CA; brother-in-law, Joe Sousa, Waterford, CT; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by; her parents; husband, Orville; children, James, Arlyce and Paul; sisters and brothers-in-law, Donna Sousa, Joyce and Edward Held, Lois and Ralph Rasmussen; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harley and Lavon Perich, Ralph Perich - in infancy, and Louise Perich. Casket Bearers were: Alysa and Tim Tulibaski, Sarah and Bailey Nordin, Chad and Kimberly Haugen and Emily and Danny Hebert. Special Tributes by Alysa and Chad. Music was Congregational Hymns with Pam Landsem, pianist.