Alice L. Dotzler, 80, Aitkin, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 at Aicota Health Care Center, Aitkin.

Alice was born Aug. 25, 1939 in Rossburg, Minn., the daughter of Frank and Hazel (Perry) Huber.

She attended schools at Rossburg and Aitkin and she moved with her family to Kalispell, Mont. for her senior year of high school. She returned with her family back to Aitkin and she married Donald B. Dotzler on June 21, 1958 in Aitkin. They made their home in the Cedarbrook area where they farmed dairy and beef cattle for many years.

Alice began working in the Aitkin County Auditor’s office in 1962 and served two terms as auditor from 1991 to 1998. She also served as the Aitkin Township fire warden for many years. She was a member of Riverwood Healthcare Auxiliary and the Aitkin County Historical Society. Alice moved into Aitkin in 2018. She loved reading books and doing crossword puzzles. She also enjoyed cooking and trying new recipes. She also loved feeding the hummingbirds and all of the birds in the wintertime.

She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Dotzler of Louisville, Ky.; son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Vicki Dotzler, Anoka; grandchildren: Isabella, Isaac and Ethan Dotzler; brothers: Franklin and Margaret Huber, Brainerd; Ronald and Wanda Huber, Brainerd; James Huber, Minneapolis; Warren and Sonia Huber, Buffalo, Minn.; sister, Audrey Bergstrom, Wyoming, Minn.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Donald in 1997 and sister, Patsy.

A mass of christian burial will be held Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, Aitkin. Fr. David Forsman will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the St. Thomas Cemetery, Aitkin. Arrangements are with the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin.

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