Age 79 Passed Away November 17th at St Cloud Hospital of heart failure. Born, June 9th 1933 in Duluth, MN, only daughter of Alvin and Bess Ann Wellberg. Alyce was baptized, confirmed, at Bethany Swedish Lutheran Church in Duluth. Alyce was a proud graduate of Duluth Denfeld High, University of Minnesota Duluth with a speech major and English major, followed by St. Cloud University degree in special education. In addition to a long teaching career, Alyce directed 30 plays and musicals in secondary schools, director of Duluth Theater Workshop, Duluth Children's Theater, Wausau Agape Theater, Wausau Radiance Company, and Sweet Adelines. Alyce and Norris Erdal were married on June 6th, 1970. Alyce embraced a second career of a pastor's wife with a special gift of visitation. Alyce is survived by her husband, Norris; son, Paul Erdal (Stacy); granddaughters, Lily Joy and Claire of Morris, MN; daughter, Kristi Erdal of St Paul, MN. Alyce is also survived by special friend, Long Nguyen and his family of Little Canada, MN who were sponsored by Norris and Alyce. Service Monday, 2:00 P.M. at BRADSHAW CELEBRATION OF LIFE CENTER, 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard (NW corner of Hwy & Co Rd 5), Stillwater. Private interment Fairview Cemetery. Visitation two hours prior to the service. Memorials suggested to St. Andrew's Lutheran Church Music Department. 2800 Curve Crest Blvd., Stillwater 651-439-5511
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Published in Pioneer Press from Nov. 21 to Nov. 25, 2012