Alice Marie New was born August 19, 1932 at Mount Vernon, SD to Henry and Ella (Rathje) Muhs. She grew up and attended school at Mount Vernon. She married Clarence Strand in 1951. She was employed as a baker at Randall Foods and Coborn’s in Mitchell for over thirty years. On October 11, 1977, she married Lawrence New at Hitchcock, SD. She enjoyed camping, fishing and gardening. She was a member of the Women of the Moose.
She is survived by four children: Marjean Strand of Rapid City; Rhonda Strand of Colorado Springs, CO; David Strand of Mitchell; Steven Strand of Mitchell; three grandchildren: Ryan Strand of Rapid City; Randy Strand of Mitchell; Michael Strand of Mitchell and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Larry, four brothers: Alvin, Walter, Earlo, and Irvin Muhs and one sister, Evelyn Sissel.