Alice passed away peacefully to be with her Lord on Wednesday, April 11 at the age of 88 years.
She was born in the Netherlands where she eventually married her childhood sweetheart, Hank, on May 8, 1951. On April 1, 1952 they both immigrated to Edmonton, Alberta where they raised their family.
Alice will be lovingly remembered and missed by her children: George (Shelley), Anne (Conrad), Margaret, daughter-in-law, Kathy (Dwayne); grandchildren: Gabrielle (Brent), Hank (Pam), Katherine, Walter (Ailish), Stuart (Trina), Scott (Jackie), Alicia (Jake), Catrina (Damon), Carly (Matt), Tyson, Dustin; great-grandchildren: Logan, Sydney, Georgia, Mason, Taylor, Brody, Joelle, Roman, Surrie, Emery, Dryden, Calder, Noa, Dane, Kate, Annika, Bentley, Maddex, Cutler, Emmylou, Tucker and numerous other relatives and friends in Canada and the Netherlands.
She was predeceased by her husband, Hank; sons Walter and Sidney and great-granddaughter, Gloria.
A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 10:00 am at Trinity Christian Reformed Church, 13427-57 Street, Edmonton, AB.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta, Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories, 308, 14925 – 111 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5M 2P6, http://alzheimer.ca/en/ab/Get-involved/Ways-to-donate
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I will miss my mom very much. She was basically my everything. Love you mom
I too have very fond memories of Alice and the Pietersma family. Our Family vacations to Penticton B.C. and staying with them when our family moved to Calgary and we come for a visit. Good food, good times, and for sure good baking. she will always be remembered in my ❤️ for her kindness, warmth, and loving person. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all at this very difficult time. Rose Jansen
Joanne de Ruiter
I have many wonderful memories of Tante Alice. Spending weekends at her house some of my fondest memories are her lovely singing & baking ! She had very kind eyes and a beautiful smile! Much love to you all at this time. Love Joanne de Ruiter nee vandermeer