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Alice Laine, 90, of Two Harbors died Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Ecumen Scenic Shores in Two Harbors.

She was born on July 28, 1926, to August and Hilda (Ronkanen) Illikainen in Kettle River. She grew up in Kettle River and attended schools in Moose Lake. Alice married Reino Laine on Oct. 13, 1949. She worked as a housekeeper at Lake View Memorial Hospital for many years. Alice enjoyed traveling with Reino in their motorhome, fishing, and time spend with her children and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, William Illikainen; granddaughter, Faith Laine; and her 10 siblings.

Alice is survived by her husband of 67 years, Reino; children, Carol Kiehn of Clear Lake, Minn., Douglas (Denise) Laine of Duluth, Shirley Ness of Two Harbors, Lois (Steve Blettner) Laine of Two Harbors, Allan (Cindy) Laine of Two Harbors, and Daniel (Jodi) Laine of Two Harbors; 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A private service will be held at a later date. Sign the online guestbook please go to