November 8, 1924 – April 4, 2016
at the age of 91 years
A celebration of life will be held at Fischer’s Funeral Services on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.
It is with sadness we announce the passing of Alden James Hokan Berglund at the age of 91 years. Born in Swan River, Manitoba November 8, 1924; passed away at home April 4, 2016.
Alden was predeceased by his brother Mervin and his daughters Louise and Therese and leaves to mourn; his loving wife of 48 years Edith, sisters Jean Stewart and Muriel Ward, sons Neil (Sharon) and Bruce (Rachael), daughters Carol and Daina, ten grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was raised on a farm at Norquay and spent his early adult life farming.
Alden left the farm in 1959 and took up refrigeration and air conditioning, then later the electrical trade. He operated Parkland Refrigeration and Air Conditioning in Yorkton from 1966 to 1970 when he relocated to Abbotsford and formed Clearbrook Electric with a partner Ron Peleshytyk. In 1971 he moved to Mission and opened Mid Valley Electric. In 1979 he relocated his business to Chetwynd, BC until he retired in 1987 to Salmon Arm.
Alden was known for his friendly sparkling countenance, his enthusiasm and his loyalty.
Beloved husband, father, grandfather (Bumpa), great grandfather, brother and uncle.