Alice Rockstead, age 70, of Marshall, Minnesota, died on Monday, October 9, 2023, surrounded by her family at her home. Memorial Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday, October 13, 2023, at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will be held just prior to her service, starting at 12:30 p.m. until the time of her celebration at 1:30 p.m., also at the Hamilton Funeral Home.
Alice Marie Rockstead was born on September 17, 1953, in Tyler, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Stanford and Darlene (Alleckson) Rockstead. Alice attended high school in Britton, South Dakota, where she met her first husband, Harold Larson, and the couple had two sons.
Alice then married Eugene Cox in Dallas, Texas, and they had a daughter together. She went on to earn her GED and lived in Texas and Colorado before settling in Minnesota. Alice studied accounting at the vocational college in Canby, Minnesota, and she then worked for Runnings and several local trucking companies. She also sold Young Living products, did Rain Drop Therapy, and had her own DJ/Karaoke business.
Alice was a very creative person, gifted in crafting, oil painting, ceramics, and sewing. Her other enjoyments in life included reading, playing guitar, and time spent with her family, not missing a chance to lovingly sass the grandchildren.
Alice Rockstead died surrounded by her family on Monday, October 9, 2023, Marshall, Minnesota. She had reached the age of 70 years and 22 days. Blessed be her memory.
She is survived by her children, Harold Larson of Marshall, Jennifer Cox of Marshall; 10 grandchildren, Christopher Larson, Timothy Larson, Savannah Larson, Jackson Olson, Amie Larson, Devin Bahl, Hunter Gruendemann, Colton (Linda) Denton, Elizabeth (Lyndsay) Borer, Taylor Denton; great-grandchildren, Anthony Blodgett, Dakota Blodgett; siblings, Rick (Jeanette) Plzak of Fountain, CO, Connie (Randy) VanderPoel of Tyler, Pat (Jody) Tabor of Hamel, MN; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Alice is preceded in death by her parents, Stanford and Darlene Rockstead, son, Richard “Rick” Larson in 1991, and a special friend, Brad Adkins.