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ALICE LARA EYOLFSON (published on March 20, 2010)



ALICE LARA EYOLFSON On March 13, 2010, Alice Lára Eyolfson, beloved aunt and great-aunt, aged 93 years, passed away at the Betel Home in Gimli. Alice was born in Riverton to Lára and Victor Eyjolfsson. Alice worked at the Riverton Creamery as an office clerk and then manager and later spent 25 years employed with the Department of National Defense at bases in Gimli and Winnipeg. After retirement she returned to Gimli. Auntie Ally was loving and dear to her nieces and nephews and their families and they enjoyed her entertaining stories of her life and adventures with family and friends. Alice was predeceased by her brother Gunnsteinn and sister-in-law Sigga Eyolfson, niece Ruth and husband Roy Anderson, nephew Keith Eyolfson, and great-nephew Kris Eyolfson. Auntie Ally is survived by Clarice (Marc) Demers, Marvin (Margaret) Eyolfson, Linda (Garth) Ross, Davilyn Eyolfson and her many great-nieces, great-nephews and their families. In accordance with Alice's wishes, a graveside service will be held in the Lutheran Cemetery in Selkirk to be announced at a later date. Flowers gratefully declined. Should friends desire, a donation may be made in Alice's memory to CancerCare Manitoba, 1160-675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9 or the Winnipeg Humane Society, 45 Hurst Way, Winnipeg, MB R3T 0R3 or a favourite charity. The family would like to thank the staff of the Betel Home in Gimli for the loving care, concern and respect shown to their Auntie Ally. Gilbart Funeral Home, Selkirk and Gimli in care of arrangements. www.gilbartfuneralhome.com


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