Alice J. Roles, age 79, of Cambridge died unexpectedly June 25, 2016 at home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 29th at Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge with Fr. Gabriel Walz as Celebrant. A visitation will be held two hours prior to the Mass at the church. Interment will be in Christ the King Catholic Cemetery.
Alice Jean Roles was born November 19, 1936 in Hinckley to Thomas and Sylvia (Mista) Thompson. She was raised and attended school in Chisago County. On January 9, 1954 she married George Roles at Taylors Falls. They made their home in Eden Prairie for several years. In 1991 they moved to Isanti and later to Cambridge. While living in Eden Prairie, Alice was very active with the Baseball Association and worked several years in the concession stand. Alice worked in food services at the Cambridge State Hospital and she retired from the hospital. She was an active member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge and she volunteered in many activities. She was a member of the Red Hatters and enjoyed traveling with them and she also volunteered at Grandview Christian Home and the Shalom Shop. She also enjoyed bowling, being involved with the Community Garden in Cambridge and she was once named Senior Citizen of the Year in Isanti County.
Alice died unexpectedly on June 25, 2016 at home at the age of 79 years, 7 months and 6 days. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, George on June 28, 2003; sister, Donna; brother, Tom. She is survived by 3 sons, John (Jolene) of Anoka, Tom (Marylynn) of St. Joseph, Kevin (Chris) of Minnetonka; 4 grandchildren, Sam, Zach, Tyler and Stephanie; 2 great-grandchildren, Avery and Thalia; 1 brother, Eugene (Shirley) Thompson of Mora; 3 sisters, Mary (Don) Phillips of Texas, Ardie (John) Akerson of Palisade, Helen (Jerry) Thoreen of Center City; and by many other relatives and friends.