On November 28, 1932 Alfred entered this world, born at home, near the base of the Sunset Hills near Bentley Alberta. Early afternoon on January 14 2023, Alfred passed away, in Rimbey Long Term Care in Rimbey, Alberta.
Left to mourn his death is his wife, Florrie, his brother Leonard (Gale) Skjonsberg, his children Curtis (Maggie), Roxanna (Ken Bardoel) and Norman (Verna Kuling).
His Grandchildren : Jodi (Wes) Cross and their family Brody (Santana Watts) and their girl, Alfred's precious great great granddaughter Amelia, and Caden, Quinten (Jody) Skjonsberg and their family Kasidy, Denten and Quaide , Jennie (Brad) Skoyen and their family Emerson and Shiloh, John (Lyndsi) Bardoel and their family Carter, Cole, Sophia and Caleb, Jennifer Bardoel (Jamie Cole) and their family Noah and Daxxon, Chantal Skjonsberg (Ben McKinley), Stephanie (Calvin) Carlson and their family Keaton and Coulter, Kaylyn (Justin) Davyduke and their child Jade and Kyle (Kelley) Rose and their family Barrett and Lane, also treasured friends Cindy and Doug Rose.
He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Alfred was predeceased by his parents Jenney (Haarstad) and Gustav Skjonsberg, his brothers and sisters; Helen (Joseph) Solberg, Stella (Jack) Paull, Edward (Beth) Skjonsberg, Evelyn (Ervin) Pederson, Hans, and Norma Jean. His in laws John and Maude Ingram, June (Laurin) Wiese, Leonard Ingram and sisters in law June Skjonsberg and Muriel Ingram.
We welcome family and friends to join us, as we lay Alfred to rest in a place he cherished, the Vig Cemetery at the Grace Lutheran Church near Bentley on June 12, 2023 at 1:00 pm. There will be a reception to follow at 2:30 pm at Forshee Hall.
The family would be honored to have memorial donations directed to the Bentley Museum, to recognize Alfred's love for local history and the community he called his home.