It is with profound sadness that we say goodbye to our beloved mother, grandmother, and great
grandmother, Alma Lillian Perdue who passed away on January 1st, 2021 at the age of 86 years.
Alma was born on April 8th, 1934 in Notikewin, AB and spent her childhood in Keg River, AB. It was at
the homestead in Keg River where Alma developed her deep love and appreciation for the outdoors and
nature. A love that continued throughout her life with many of her best days spent around a campfire at
Following completion of her schooling in Keg River, Alma moved to Calgary to obtain her
certification as an LPN. Upon graduation, she relocated to Edmonton where she met her future husband
William. They were married on July 16th, 1959 and settled in Edmonton.
Alma worked for over 30 years as an LPN, primarily in the maternity ward at the Royal Alexandria
Hospital. It was there that she lent a hand in the care of a generation, or more, of newborn babies
delivered at the ‘Alex through the 60’s,70’s and 80’s.
Alma is lovingly remembered by her brothers Clarence and Robert, children Carol (Frank), Michael,
Donna (Brent), Bill (Anna), Rita and Charlene, grandchildren Cara, Derek, Sydney, Dwayne, Joshua,
Jordan, and Cynthia and great granddaughter Grace.
Alma was predeceased by her husband William in 2005, father Frank Ferguson, mother Madeline, sisters
Susan, Emma, and Violet, brothers Ted and Ernest, son Frank and grandson Kirk.
A viewing will be held at Serenity Funeral Home, North Central-Chapel, 10129 – Princess Elizabeth
Avenue, Edmonton, AB on Tuesday, January 5th from 7 – 9 PM. Note that COVID capacity limits apply.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, January 6th from 10 – 11 AM with Fr. Susai Jesu OMI
officiating. A livestream link for the Funeral Mass is https://distantlink.com/SerenitySG.html
Cremation to follow.
Donations in memory of Alma may be made to a charity of your choice.
Serenity Funeral Services
North Central Chapel