Alice C. Burton, age 82, of Grantsburg passed away on Friday, June 12, 2020 at Brook Park, Minn.
Alice was born in Wood River Township, Burnett County, to Albert and Clara Christensen on July 17, 1937. As a child, she lived in Burnett County and graduated from Grantsburg High School.
On July 23, 1955, she married Willis L. Burton and together they raised four children; Wayne, Loren, Debra and Linda. Alice loved her family, friends, playing cards (500), camping, motorcycling, fishing and hosting fish fry’s. Alice worked as an LPN at the Pioneer Nursing Home in Luck and St. Croix Regional Medical Center Hospital for many years. Alice also was a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician for Northland Municipal Ambulance for many years and loved every moment of it. When Alice retired, she loved being around and playing with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a caring, loving person.
Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Burton; her parents; brothers, Clifford Christensen and Marvin Christensen and sister, Ina Brown.
She is survived by her children; Wayne (Carol) Burton, Loren Burton, Debra (Richard) Fredericks, and Linda Duncan. Alice deeply valued the time she got to spend with her dearest friend, Bill Brix and the time they shared together. Also survived by her grandchildren; Daniel (Jodi) Burton, Scott Nelson, Christina Burton, Jacob Fredericks, Candis Burton, Corey (Amy) Nelson, Joseph (Erin) Fredericks, Joshua (Kimmy) Fredericks; 19 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews; other relatives, extended family and friends.
A memorial service was held on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 11 a.m. (visitation 10-11 a.m.) at Trade River Evangelical Free Church in Grantsburg with Pastor Dale VanDousen officiating. Interment followed at the Trade River Evangelical Free Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers were Daniel Burton, Scott Nelson, Christina Burton, Jacob Fredericks, Candis Burton, Corey Nelson, Joseph Fredericks and Joshua Fredericks.