Cover photo for Alice Daffinrud's Obituary
Alice Daffinrud Profile Photo
1917 Alice 2019

Alice Daffinrud

December 1, 1917 — June 11, 2019

Albert Lea, MN

Alice E. Daffinrud, age 101, of Albert Lea, MN, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Good Samaritan center in Albert Lea. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Bonnerup Funeral Service with a visitation beginning one hour prior. Rev. Shane Koepke will officiate. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Albert Lea. Alice was born on December 1, 1917, in Thief River Falls, MN to Adolf and Victoria (Olson) Bailey. She went to school in Albert Lea and graduated from Albert Lea High School. On October 30, 1938, Alice married Howard Jacobson in Freeborn. To this union, their son, Rodney was born. Alice spent 12 years working for Wilson’s Meat Packing Plant. Much of her professional life was spent at Cornick Nursing Home where she spent 20 years as a cook and another 20 years as a housekeeper, she also cleaned private homes for many years. Alice’s husband, Howard, passed away at the age of 59. In 1976, Alice was wed to her second husband, George Daffinrud, at Freeborn Congregational Church. George passed away the next year. Alice was honored to be the oldest member of Grace Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Spending 52 years on the Altar Guild, Alice also taught Sunday School and was involved in many church activities. Alice loved bowling gardening and being involved in the Eagles where she volunteered and was on the marching drill team for many years. She also loved polka music and her many trips up north fishing. Alice is survived by her son, Rodney (Alice), of Albert Lea, MN; special niece Barb Gilman, grandchildren: Denise (David) Schlarbaum, Gwen (David) Jacobson, Heather (Mark) Jacobson, Lee (Mao) Jacobson; great-grandchildren: Sandy (Zack) Alexander, Ellen (Jared) Hernandez, Hanna Moran, Justin Moran, great-great grandchildren: Grayson, Lola, Kein, Damon and Benjamin; her sister-in-law, Jane Bailey, of Aurora, MN; and many other nieces and nephews. Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Adolf and Victoria; her husband, Howard, in 1971; her husband, George, in 1977; her siblings: Muriel Cornick (Field), Robert Bailey, Morton Bailey, and Lillian Christ (Gene); granddaughter, Jesse Rae; and great-great grandson Grant.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Alice Daffinrud, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

9:30 - 10:30am (Central time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Starts at 10:30am (Central time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree