Alice Mary Babey Fuhr, 93

Published 9:58 am Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Alice Mary Babey Fuhr, 93 of Hollandale, Minn., died Monday, March 3, 2014, at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie, Minn.



Alice was born on Aug. 16, 1920, in Lakefield, Minn., to John and Anna (Marinek) Babey. She attended Maple Island Elementary School, Albert Lea High School, and graduated from Blooming Prairie High School. While studying at Business College in Minneapolis, she met and married Everett Fuhr. He was an interior designer and she worked for the city of Richfield, Minn., as a secretary. In the late 1960’s, they moved to Scottsdale, Ariz., where she worked for the Law School at Arizona State University. Alice and Everett had many friends wherever they lived. They traveled all over the world. Both loved to dance and have elegant dinner parties in their home. Alice moved back to Hollandale, Minn., in 2000 to be closer to her siblings. She made many new friends there. Her most recent residence was at Prairie Manor in Blooming Prairie. She received excellent care from the nurses, staff and Dr. Julie Olson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Everett and siblings Leona Taylor, Evelyn Olson, Julia Slegh, John Babey, Jr., and Robert Babey.

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Alice is survived by her sister Irene Wagner of Norfolk, Va., and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary, Austin, Minn., with the Rev. Neal Ooms officiating. A reception will follow the service. Interment will be at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn., at a later date. May she rest in peace.