ANDERSEN _ Alphild (Nanny) passed peacefully surrounded by her family, on April 19, 2005 at the Bevan Lodge in Abbotsford, BC. Born in Norway, she immigrated with her husband Pete to Canada in the thirties' and was one of the true pioneers of the lower mainland. In her 98 years of life her work ethic, determination and strength were an inspiration to all who knew her. She is predeceased by her husband Pete, daughter Anne and son Roy, and is survived by her sister Brunhild, grandchildren Randy (Sabine), Glen (Caralee), Rick (Teresa) and Kim; great -grandchildren Ryan, Kristina, Michael, Coltan, Keegan, Dustin, Desiree, Marissa, Kallen, and Brooke, daughter-in-law Hilda, sister-in-law Haldis, niece Margaret. Alphild will be missed by all her family and friends throughout B.C. and Norway who will remember her by her laugh. Funeral services will be held at Valley View Funeral Home, 14660 - 72 Avenue, Surrey, B.C. on Tuesday April 26,2005 at 2:00pm. Donations in Alphild's memory can be made to the B.C. Cancer Foundation, #200 - 601 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC. V5Z 4C2
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Published in Vancouver Sun and The Province from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2005