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A. Marion Dwyer

February 16, 1922 — November 14, 2020

Alice M. Dwyer age 98 of Detroit Lakes, MN died November 14, 2020 in her residence under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Alice Marion Dwyer was born February 16, 1922 in New York Mills, MN to Knudt and Jane Josephine Miller Nasset. As a young girl her family moved near Richwood, MN, where she grew up and attended country school. She graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1941. On April 6, 1941 she married Earl Nelson in Hawley, MN. They made their home in Detroit Lakes. Earl died in 1975. On December 29, 1984 she married Joseph Dwyer in West Fargo, ND. They made their home in Detroit Lakes.

Alice enjoyed drawing, painting, furniture refinishing, and water aerobics at the DLCCC.

She is survived by one daughter, Tracy Nelson, of St. Paul, MN; three sons, Philip (Marion) Nelson, of Ogema, MN; Todd (Melanie) Nelson, of France; and Mark (Patty) Nelson, of Mpls, MN; eight grandchildren; one step daughter, Sharon (Lowell) Eckert, of Eugene, OR; four step sons, Gary (Roz) Dwyer, of Eugene, OR; Richard (Louise) Dwyer, of Eugene, OR; Larry Dwyer, of Denver, CO; and Tom Dwyer, of Fargo, ND; and twenty three step grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; 1st husband, Earl Nelson; 2nd husband, Joseph Dwyer; one son, Merle Nelson; four brothers; six sisters; and one step son, Dennis Dwyer.

Memorial Services will be held in the spring.

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