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Alice E. Watson, 83, Portage

September 25, 2018

Alice E. Watson, 83, of Portage, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, at Remington House in Pardeeville.

She was born Aug. 2, 1935, to Jack and Alice (Barden) Hibner. She was united in marriage to James Watson Sr. on June 13, 1953. Alice was a skilled seamstress who loved quilting, crocheting, and other projects. Alice also loved bird watching and tending to her gardens. Her children and grandchildren were the light of her life. She enjoyed getting together for coffee with friends.

Survivors include one son, Jim (Dorthey) Watson Jr. of Swan Lake; two daughters, Jackie (Todd) Thorn of Swan Lake and Debbie (Brian) Girard of Kaukauna/Swan Lake; six grandchildren, Jess Watson, Kasey (Tim) Blau, Rachel (Brett) Johanen, Mike Kayartz, Mitchell Thorn, and Kali Girard; five great-grandchildren, Bella Watson, Jade Blau, Liam Blau, Brycen Johanen, and Boden Johanen; one sister, Carol; one sister-in-law Sally (Red) Moeller; other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three sisters, and an infant daughter, Susan.

Alice’s final coffee klatch will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to noon at Grasse Funeral Home, 119 Industrial Drive, Pardeeville. Bring your memories and stories to share. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the caring staff of Remington House and Heartland Hospice for the care they gave mom.

Online condolences may be made at www.grassefs.com.

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