Alida Eggleton

12 October , 194524 February , 2019

EGGLETON, Alida Marie Rose (nee Van Achte)

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our Beloved Mother, Alida, who passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 24, 2019. She was born in Winnipeg, Mb, October 12, 1945.

Alida was a kind, gentle soul. She always let everyone be who they are and promoted peace and love, and instilled these values in her 4 children and 10 grandchildren: William (Sue), Dawn; Patrick (Trudy), Joshua, Kadyn; Colleen (Trent), Willow, Tyson, Thomas (Sarah), (great grandchild Victoria); Mike (Mary Dawn). Amanda, Michaela, Saralynn, Spencer.

She is survived by her 2 sisters Valerie and Marie, 3 brothers John, Remie, and Donald and brother in law Dave. She is predeceased by her husband William, mother Marie, father Phillip, mother-in-law Kathleen and 3 brothers, Ronald, Leonard, and Gerald. A Celebration of Life service will be held Friday, March 8, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Barrhead Legion.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to make a donation directly to the Diabetes Foundation or charity of your choice in Alida’s honour.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family by visiting

Rose Garden Chapel, Barrhead, Alberta 780.674.4644


  • Celebration of Life Friday, 8 March , 2019

Alida Eggleton

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Arlene Tomalty

1 March 2019

Your mom and I became very close the last 4 years while attending card games etc at the drop in centre. She will be missed by all . Keep your chins up and things will get better as time passes. Arlene


28 February 2019

I send my sincere condolences to the Eggleton family. I hope you can find some comfort from reading these scriptures during this difficult time (2Corinthians 1:3,4: John 5:28,29).

Don / Marrilee Stephenson

28 February 2019

Alida was a great Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Friend. She had a cheerful outlook on life and will be missed by family and friends. Our sympathy goes out to Billy, Mike, Collen and Pat we will miss her.

Audrey & Mike Thomas

27 February 2019

Eggleton Family,
So very sorry to hear of your loss. Cherish the memories of special times shared with your mom. God be with you as you work through your grief.
Sincere Sympathy,
Audrey, Mike, Tyler & Jennifer Thomas