Alyce Erdal, 79 - Services UpdatedAlyce Claire Wellberg Erdal, age 79, passed away Nov. 17 at St Cloud Hospital of heart failure.
Alyce Claire Wellberg Erdal, age 79, passed away Nov. 17 at St Cloud Hospital of heart failure.
Born June 9, 1933, in Duluth, Minn., only daughter of Alvin and Bess Ann Wellberg. Alyce was baptized and 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 a 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 6, 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, Minn.; daughter, Kristi Erdal of St Paul, Minn.. Alyce is also survived by special friend, Long Nguyen and his family of Little Canada, Minn., who were sponsored by Norris and Alyce.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, with visitation 2 hours prior, at Bradshaw Celebration of Life Center, 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard, Stillwater, Minn., 651-439-5511.