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Born on June 13, 1916, near Harding Manitoba, Alice turned 100 this year. Please comment to wish her a happy birthday. I  went to Brandon University during the Great Depression and became a teacher. I loved playing piano and earned my Royal Conservatory Licentiate in Toronto in my early 20s. I accompanied many musicians over the years. Such a group of friends! I loved art and literature and was happy to support local painters such as BC Binning, Molly Boback and Jack Shadbolt. 

Married in my early 30s, the marriage was challenging. Through it all, we started to collect art. Classical music was my heart-beat and I struck out on a European tour for six months at age 48. After returning, my son was killed tragically in a car accident. That was a heartache that has not healed. 

I continued to teach and traveled back to Greece where where I met and fell in love with Greek colonel, Spyros Theodorou who became my second husband. My love for art grew and I collected painting through my association with Zisa Huang, the owner of Bau-Xi Gallery in Vancouver. I loved to dance and played piano for a Chambers ensemble, practicing piano daily.Lately, I have struggled with my hearing and my eyesight. I am still so determined to make the best of what life offers to me. I lived on my own until I was 95, after all!

Along with my family, I am so grateful for Menno Home where the staff members are very competent, positive and emotionally supportive. My daughter confirms that I am very loved and that I am still unusually curious, with definite opinions, seeing the good in people and appreciating their help (most of the time). Ive been looking forward to my 100th birthday and I thank you all for sending your congratulations.

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Born on June 13, 1916, near Harding Manitoba, Alice turned 100 this year. Please comment to wish her a happy birthday. "I went to Brandon University during the Great Depression and became a teacher. I loved playing piano and earned my Royal Conservatory Licentiate in Toronto in my early 20's. I accompanied many musicians over the years. Such a group of friends! I loved art and literature and was happy to support local painters such as BC Binning, Molly Boback and Jack Shadbolt.

Married in my early 30's, the marriage was challenging. Through it all, we started to collect art. Classical music was my heart-beat and I struck out on a European tour for six months at age 48. After returning, my son was killed tragically in a car accident. That was a heartache that has not healed.

I continued to teach and traveled back to Greece where where I met and fell in love with Greek colonel, Spyros Theodorou who became my second husband. My love for art grew and I collected painting through my association with Zisa Huang, the owner of Bau-Xi Gallery in Vancouver. I loved to dance and played piano for a Chambers ensemble, practicing piano daily.Lately, I have struggled with my hearing and my eyesight. I am still so determined to make the best of what life offers to me. I lived on my own until I was 95, after all!

Along with my family, I am so grateful for Menno Home where the staff members are very competent, positive and emotionally supportive. My daughter confirms that I am very loved and that I am still unusually curious, with definite opinions, seeing the good in people and appreciating their help (most of the time). I've been looking forward to my 100th birthday and I thank you all for sending your congratulations.
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Alyssa MuchaHappy Birthday Alice 💕💕💕

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Joan Gaubehappy birthday alice, what a wonderful lady !

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Mary-Lynne Tyers RossHappy Birthday, a life to celebrate.

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Shirley WilsonHappy Birthday, Alice! Living a life worth living, writing the pages of your story. Beautiful!

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Deanna NeustaedterHappy Birthday Alice! Thank you for sharing a bit of your story.

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Allyson PhillipsHappy birthday Alice! many happy returns

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Marilyn CrawfordCongratulation on reaching the century mark. You've lived a very interesting life! Thanks for sharing.

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Winnifred DueckWhat an amazing life you have lived. Happy Birthday!

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Preet KangHappy birthday alice

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Shawn HooeyHappy Be-Lated Birthday Alice! 🎂

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Ruth Horch NeufeldIt was a lovely celebration🎉 We all love you here at Menno Home Alice💕

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Manjinder SranHappy birthday Alice

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Darcie BrownHappy birthday and congratulations on living an adventure-filled century!

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Velma Fern FroeseCongratulations on reaching 100 years of age. God bless you.

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Margareta Bargen KLassenCongratulations on your 100th birthday

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Katie MacConnachieThanks for sharing your story and Happy Birthday

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Ruby CleggHappy 100th Birthday, Alice!! Thank you for having been a teacher.

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Becky KoenigSuch a good beginning to a fascinating story - I would love to hear more - but until then, happy birthday!

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Zipora AnastasiaAliiiiiiiiice, I miss her! ❤

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David BottHooray!!! Happy birthday Alice!

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Helen NickelHappy Birthday, Alice!!!!

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Joan ToppCongratulations Alice!

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Cindy MilliganHappy Birthday Alice.

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Mara LeesA very very Happy Birthday Alice. You look f-a-n-t-a-s-t-i-c! What is your secret for looking so radiant and young?

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Karen LoewenHappy 100th birthday and God bless you!

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