ALPHA GRONFOR OKERLUND
APRIL 22, 1937 - JUNE 28, 2016
 
Funeral services for Alph Gronfor Okerlund, 99, of Mason City, formerly of Frost, were held July 1, 2016, at Bethany Lutheran Church, rural Frost with the Rev. Arne Halbakken officiating. Burial was in the Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery. Alpha died June 28, 2016 at Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake.
 
The family suggests memorials to Bethany Lutheran Church, rural Frost.
 
Alpha celebrated her 99th birthday April 2 with most of her family present. She was born in 1917 in Frost and lived on the Gronfor farm until she was married in 1937 to her husband, Orvis.
 
She is survived by her sons and their wives, Gene (Rennitta) of Fargo, Neil(Debbie) of Minneaolis, and David (Twila) of Clear Lake; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, three brothers, a dister, and a daughter, Lois.
 

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