Born in Ibsker, Bornholm, Denmark on 21 January, 1901. Emigrated to Canada in the early 1920s and married Erik Anton Sorensen. Together they operated a farm in Standard, Alberta until the 1950s, when they sold the farm, retired and moved to Nanaimo. For the past few years Alma has resided in the Malaspina Gardens in Nanaimo. She passed away peacefully in her sleep on 26 May, 2005. Alma’s earthly remains are being cremated. No memorial service is planned at this time. Alma is survived by her son, Gustav Holmberg, who resides in Denmark.