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 Alice Elizabeth <I>Willett</I> Duffee

Alice Elizabeth Willett Duffee

Paynton, Lloydminster Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Death 25 May 2012 (aged 95)
Edmonton, Edmonton Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Burial Maidstone, Lloydminster Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Memorial ID 121825028 · View Source
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Funeral Memoriam

Born 8 Aug 1916 in Paynton, Saskatchewan
Died: 25 May 2012 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada at 95 years of age
Interment: Maidstone Cemetery

"Alice lived on the farm in the Paynton area and attended high school in Maidstone. She became a school teacher and taught school in the Cosy Nook District, south of Waseca, SK. She married her husband Loryen in Lloydminster, whom she met while she was teaching school at Cosy Nook.
Shortly after their marriage Loryen enlisted in the Army and as he served, Alice had two boys. They the farmed in the Rereshill District where Alice taught school until 1956. She taught school in Lashburn until 1961 and moved to Meadow Lake where she continued to teach. After a brief stint in Meadow Lake she taught school in Maidstone from 1963 until 1977 when she retired.
Alice was a sports enthusiast in her younger years, playing softball and basketball. She liked traveling and visiting family and friends. Her special love was music and her secondary love was entertainment. Nothing was more exciting for her than Christmas concerts with the kids or productions at the Drop-in. She attended the Baptist Church where she played the piano for many years. In her later years she and Loryen moved to St. Albert. She continued to play piano in their assisting living center and, on occasion, continued her love of entertaining by entertaining the residents."

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 121825028
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alice Elizabeth Willett Duffee (8 Aug 1916–25 May 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 121825028, citing Maidstone Cemetery, Maidstone, Lloydminster Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada ; Maintained by boundersal (contributor 47278207) .