Alice N. Frederiksen

Alice N. Frederiksen

Alice N. Frederiksen, age 95, of Buffalo Lake, Minnesota, formerly Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at the Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center in Buffalo Lake. Memorial Service was held Friday, November 12, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Hunters Ridge Community Church in Hutchinson with interment in Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.

The clergy was Pastor Howard Anderson. 

Alice Naomi Nelson Frederiksen was born on July 28, 1926, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Axel and Wilhelmina (Johnson) Nelson. Alice spent a happy childhood hiking and exploring the hills of Little Falls, Minnesota and the Bluffs along the Mississippi River. She received her education in Little Falls, and was a graduate with the Little Falls High School class of 1944. She furthered her education at the Minnesota School of Business in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

In 1947, while on a three-month trip, Alice met Roy when they were both employed at Yellowstone National Park. On September 12, 1948, Alice was united in marriage to Roy E. Frederiksen in Norseland, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with four children, Lynn, John, Jean, and Paul. Alice and Roy resided in Watertown, South Dakota, Springfield, Minnesota, Cosmos, Minnesota, Cynthiana, Kentucky, and Hutchinson, Minnesota, (and in each of those homes, the kitchen was always a soft yellow). They relocated to Buffalo Lake, Minnesota in August of 2021. Alice and Roy shared 73 years of marriage. 

Alice was employed as an Administrative Secretary for Wold Chamberlain Airport, now known as Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. She worked at Cosmos News in Cosmos, Minnesota, for many years and played the church organ at First Lutheran Church in Cosmos. 

Alice enjoyed RV traveling, sewing, reading, and history, especially Little Falls and Duluth, Minnesota. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and friends. 

Alice, our loving, caring wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at the Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota, at the age of 95 years.

Blessed be her memory.

Alice is survived by her husband, Roy Frederiksen of Buffalo Lake, MN; Children, Lynn Buck and her husband, Earl, of Hutchinson, MN, John Frederiksen and his wife, Mary, of Cosmos, MN, Jean Blake and her husband, Robb, of Eagle River, AK, Paul Frederiksen and his wife, Jane, of Cedar Falls, IA; Grandchildren, Jessica, Christopher, CariLynn, Quincy, Charity, Shawn, Scott, Jodi, Nathan, Dawn, Devin, Aarin, Travis;17 Great-grandchildren; Many other relatives and friends.

Alice is preceded in death by her Parents, Axel and Wilhelmina Nelson; Sister, Judith Cates; many of her Duluth relatives. 

Arrangements by the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson. Online Obituaries and Guest Book available at

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