Alice Louwagie

Nov. 5, 1929-March 25, 2013

MARSHALL – Mass of Christian Burial for Alice M. Louwagie, 83, of Marshall and Green Valley, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Holy Redeemer Catholic. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. with a 4 p.m. rosary service and 7 p.m. prayer service today at the Hamilton Funeral Home. Visitation will continue at the church on Thursday, one prior to the service.

She died Monday, March 25, 2013, at her residence.

Alice was born Nov. 5, 1929, to Henry and Marie (DeWilde) Noyes in Ghent. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Eloi Catholic Church in Ghent.

Alice was united in marriage to Leon Louwagie Nov. 10, 1948, at St. Eloi. The couple farmed near Marshall. Alice was a wonderful mother and housewife. Alice and Leon retired in 1988 and moved to Marshall.

Alice loved playing cards, telling jokes, spending the weekends at the lake, volunteering at the Auxiliary Thrift and Gift Shop, fishing, and in her younger days, square dancing and dancing to Blacky and the Blue Boys.

Alice was a faithful member of St. Clotilde Catholic Church in Green Valley. She was active in Council of Catholic Women, Catholic Daughters and Weiner Memorial Auxiliary.

Survivors include her seven children, Duane (and Bernie) Louwagie of Marshall, Ron (and Yvonne) Louwagie of Cottonwood, Joyce (and Francis) Laleman of Minneota, Jean (and Terry) Gordon of Russell, Allan (and Deb) Louwagie and Brenda Louwagie, all of Marshall and Randy (and Cheri) of Green Bay, Wis.; 26 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; sister, Bertha Louwagie, of Marshall; brothers, Jules (and Marlene) Noyes and Joe (and Millie) Noyes, all of Marshall and Ray (and Colleen) Noyes, of Ghent; sisters-in-law, Mary Noyes and Annie Verly and brother-in-law, and Maurice Louwagie, all of Marshall; and many other relatives.

Alice was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Leon on April 1, 1989; parents, Henry and Marie Noyes; brother, Emil Noyes; and twin grandsons, John and Jeff Louwagie.

Blessed be the memory of Alice Louwagie.

Hamilton Funeral Home