Left to right: niece Carmen Geisser-Smith from Northern Alberta, daughter Gerda and son-in-law Graham Mann of Kimberley, grandnieces Robyn Schur and Megan Schur also from Northern Alberta. (Submitted file).

Alice Geisser becomes Kimberley’s latest cenetarian

Alice turned 100 years old on Sept. 20, 2018.

On September 20, 2018, Alice Geisser became Kimberley’s latest centenarian. She celebrated her 100th birthday by sharing tuxedo cake and champagne with family, friends, staff, volunteers and residents at The Pines. “Tucker’s Troubadors” were on hand to entertain and sing a hearty rendition of “Happy birthday to you”.

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