Alice M. Westlund, 81, a former resident of Lake Waukomis, MO passed away October 9, 2014 at her home in Peoria, AZ. She was born to Halvor and Emma (Smeby) Nordgaarden on February 25, 1933 in Winger, MN. Alice was united into marriage with LaDale E. Westlund on February 11, 1956 in Winger, MN.
Alice enjoyed participating on activities on the lake, dogs and the Kansas City Royals. She is a former member of the Platte Woods United Methodist Church in Platte Woods, MO. Alice’s greatest enjoyments came from being around her family and friends.
Alice is survived by her son Terry Westlund and his wife Debbie of Leawood, KS; daughter, Cheryl Gee and her huband Joe of Peoria, AZ; grandchildren: Jama Westlund of Roeland Park, KS: Tara Westlund of Roeland Park, KS; Julieanne Gee of Long Beach, CA; Jaclyn Gonzalez and her husband Randy of Rancho Cordova, CA. She is preceded in death by her husband and her parents.
A funeral service celebrating Alice’s life will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville. The family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. A committal service will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the Leavenworth National Cemetery. Memories of Alice and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.