On Monday, June 11, 2018, Esther Sandvad of Bonnyville passed away at the age of 75 years.
Esther is survived by her two children: Edmond Lavigne, Elise Lavigne (Diane Ulanicki); sister: Eleanor Nelson; special nieces & nephews: Carol Fehr, Ruth Peak, Darlene Cote, David Van de Veen, Ralph Van de Veen; special sister-in-law: Yvonne Tripplet; as well as numerous other relatives.
Esther was predeceased by her first husband: Henry Lavigne; second husband: Knud Sandvad; three brothers: Elmer, Martin and Melvin Nelson; three sisters: Tina Nelson, Myrtle Nelson and Edna Van de Veen; brother-in-law: Alexander Lavigne.
Private family service has taken place. Honorary pallbearers: Darlene Cote, Rene Suhai, Ruth Peak, Yvonne Tripplet, Hazel Bordeleau, John Suhai. Pallbearers: Edmond Lavigne, Roger Cote, Randy Peak, Trudy Tripplet, Roy Tripplet, Robert Tripplet. Final resting place, St. John's United Church Cemetery, Bonnyville, AB.
Memorial tributes in memory of Esther may be sent to Haying in the 30's, PO Box 35, Mallaig, AB T0A 2K0.