On November 28, 2016, Leo passed away at the age of 82 years. He had been a resident of the Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre for the past 10 1/2 years.
He is survived by Leona, his wife of 60 years, and their family; son Brent (Leeanne) and family: Matthew (Carla) and their daughter Avery, Brittany Bye (Mike) and their children Kaitlyn and Alexander, Torrey, and Kiera Strathdee (John) and their son Josiah; daughter Shannon Schmitz (Jeff) and son Eric; and Craig (Carmen) and family: Daniel, Aaron and Ava. Also surviving him are 4 brothers and 3 sisters. He was predeceased by his parents Peter and Mary and his oldest brother, Norman.
Celebrations of Leo’s life will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, 4910 Northmount Drive, Wetaskiwin, on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 7:00 PM and at Faith Covenant Church, 4712 – 53 Avenue, Breton, on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 1:00 PM.
The family would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to the nurses and staff at the Wetaskiwin Long Term Care Centre for their loving care of Leo for the past many years.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Leo’s memory may be made to the Wetaskiwin Hospital and Long Term Care Centre, 6910 – 47 Street, Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 3N3.