We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Barbot Funeral Home
Alice L. Entze, 87, of Golden Valley, ND passed away on August 7, 2021, at the Knife River Care Center, Beulah. Services will be held at 10:00 AM CDT, Thursday, August 12, 2021, at Barbot Funeral Home Chapel, Beulah, with Rev. Kirk Peters officiating. Burial will follow at St. John’s Wittenberg Cemetery, north of Zap. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, Wednesday at Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah.
Alice L. (Weigum) Entze was born December 16, 1933 to Ernest & Agatha Weigum on what was then the family farm about 7 miles northwest of Zap ND. Due to health issues, she was baptized at home on the farm. Alice was confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church, which was located near the family farm. In 1940, the Ernest & Agatha Weigum family moved to the current farm located north of Golden Valley. Alice attended rural school and then Zap ND high school.
Alice spent much of her life working on the farm. She enjoyed babysitting her nieces and nephews. Alice would often ride horse back to her sisters and bake cookies for them.
With the passing of her father, Ernest Weigum, help was needed on the farm. Harold Entze started work on the farm in early 1962. On August 12, 1962, Harold and Alice were united in marriage at St. John’s Lutheran Church north of Zap ND. Harold and Alice continued to farm and in March of 1968 their son Marlin was born.
Harold, Alice and Marlin continued on the farm until 1971, they then moved into Golden Valley and Harold began construction work. In 1983 Harold, Alice & Marlin returned to the family farm. Due to health issues Alice became a resident of the care center in 2003 where she has since lived.
Alice is survived by her son Marlin (Sarah) Entze of Bismarck; one granddaughter Alicia Marie (Matthew) Watkins and one great-granddaughter, ShawMarie Jane Watkins and one great-grandson, Conrad Monroe Watkins all of Minot, ND; two sisters, Shirley Stern of Golden Valley and Delphine Traxel of Beulah; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Harold.
Arrangements conducted by Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah and Hazen.