Egon Hans Alsfeld

January 6, 2017 9 Condolences Print Obituary

On January 01, 2017 Egon Hans Alsfeld of Edmonton passed away peacefully at the age of 81. He will be forever loved and missed by his wife Gertraud Alsfeld. His daughters Elona Visscher, Veronica Prefontaine (Jamie) and his sons Norbert (Janis) and Frank (Darlene). He will also be missed by his eleven grandchildren, David, Nicole (Jesse), Amanda (Daniel), Desiree (James), Stephanie (Derek), Jessica, Christopher, Ben (Courtney), Lisa, Adam, Mackenzie, and his nine great grandchildren Kayleb, Brady, Tyson, Aubree, Landin, Lilly, Nolan, Cailyn, and Alexis.
Family in Germany Horst (Hanelore), Willi, Manuela and family, Gabi and family, Robert and family, as well as the Alsfeld families.

Egon was predeceased by his Mother, Father, siblings, grandson Tommy-Lee Prefontaine (Natalia), and his sister in-law Christine Wapenhans.

Egon was born in Kassel, Germany on August 04, 1935. He was one of ten brothers and sisters. In 1953 he met Gertraud, and married in 1954. They had three children before venturing to Canada, where they were then blessed with one more son.

A special thank you to his wife Gertraud, daughter Elona and his grandson David for their care and support during his final years. In keeping with Egon’s wishes cremation has taken place.

If you wish to donate in memory of Egon donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

  1. We are deeply saddened by the loss of our Opa. Despite the loss of his physical presence the memories with him will live on forever. We are sending our heartfelt condolences to Oma, my mother, siblings, and also to our aunt, uncles and families as we remember a wonderful and strong man who fought so incredibly hard. We love you. May you rest in peace.
    Love Amanda, Daniel, Tyson and Aubree.

  2. Sorry for your loss God Bless Family

  3. I am sorry for your loss and offering my Sincere Condolences. May he rest in peace.
    Sending you Prayers and may God bless you all.

  4. Dear Elona – my heart goes out to you at this very sad time. It’s never easy to lose a loved one, but i hope it helps you to know that others share your grief and that your Dad is no longer in pain and suffering. It’s the people that are left behind who are suffering from the grief. Losing someone very precious makes us reflect and reassess just what we do have in our lives. It also makes us realize that life is just a loan and we never know what might be around the corner. It also makes us grateful for the time that our loved one was with us. Sending you and your family my deepest sympathy, my friendship and a virtual hug

    Kim Reany
    xxx

  5. Our sincere condolences to the whole family.
    Frank, stay strong and forever remember the happy times.
    Thinking of you,
    Brian and Kate Heighington

  6. Dear Tante Gertrude, Elona & Family, Veronica & Family, Norbert & Family, Frank & Family:

    The loss of someone so close is difficult to bear. We share your grief. So many great memories of Onkel Egon. Please accept our Deepest Sympathies. Love & Hugs to you all! <3

    Thinking of you

    Ray & Heidi Perrault & Family

  7. Our condolences to the family,a loss of a love one is always a tough one.David and Teresa Bondar

  8. Miss my dad so very much. He was a very strong kind father and person. He was our rock. Knowing he has finally found peace and happiness leaving his pain, and fear behind for that I am grateful. Missing and loving him so very much. Love you DAD.

  9. thank you so very much Heidi and family

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