Hermanrude, Alice Lucile (Espetveidt)

November 21, 1929 – April 16, 2019
at the age of 89 years

Alice passed away on April 16, 2019 at Shuswap Lake General Hospital at the age of 89 years.  She was born on November 21, 1929 at Bonnyville, AB to Engwall and Katherine Espentveidt.  Alice was predeceased by:  her loving husband Ole Hermanrude (2012), daughter Margararet Lynn Hermanrude (2008), father Engwald Espetveidt (1993), mother Katherine Espetveidt (1979), brother Donald Espetveidt (1994), sister Margaret Hudema (2015) and grandson Tim Vanderveen (2015).  She is survived by:  her daughter Karen (Bob), sons Robert (Pat)  and  Larry (Lorena), grandchildren Lanayah (Paul), Ellison, Kristin, Courtenay, great grandchildren Seqouia, Shyne, Conner, and Parker.
Alice grew up on the family farm near Lessard and attended the old school there.
She was an assistant pastry chef at the Banff School of Fine Arts in   1949  where  she met  and  married  the love of  her life  Ole.  Together they spent the next 17 years on the Healy Creek Warden Station, all four of their children were born in Banff.  She was a member of the Royal Purple for a number of years and resided in a number of the Western National Parks until 1980, when with Ole they retired to Salmon Arm. They enjoyed traveling, bowling, old time dancing, gardening, fishing, and visiting with many friends and family members.
There will be no service by request.






  1. Alice always delighted me with her smile and her sense of humour. I am sorry she has gone – There’s no point in collecting crackers anymore!! RIP Alice.

  2. Alice was always so pleasent and cheerful everyday, I will miss her greatly in the mornings, she always brought a smile to my face. Rest in peace!

  3. We are very sorry to hear Auntie Alice passed away. Our sympathies to your family. It is sad that we lost such touch with you guys. We were so close as children. Sending our love.

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