Alice F West, loving mother, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord on Saturday, October 26, 2019, surrounded by her children and grandchildren in Onamia, Minnesota.
There will be a private celebration of life.
She is survived by five children, (Lisa Drewen, Judi Opager, Brad Opager, Jaimie Opager, and Ann Opager-Radford); her beloved daughter-in-law, Tracy O’Brien Opager; 13 grandchildren, (Sean, Megan, Jacklyn, Jeffrey, Tobi, Joseph, Amy, Thor, Angela, Jesse, Gina, Mariah, and Mary); several great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Jerome G West; and her beloved mother, Emma Lien; as well as her brother Paul; sister Phyllis; and father Ray Ferguson.
Alice was born to Emma and Ray Ferguson on April 06, 1932 in the Rockford/Cooperstown area of North Dakota, raised in the Clarkfield/Montevideo area of Minnesota, and lived as an adult in the St Paul,, Minnesota area.
Alice proudly served as a Ramsey County Deputy Sheriff until her retirement in 1987.