Born June 3, 1927 near Bracken, SK. Passed away June 18, 2009 peacefully at home at The Waverly.
Survived by her eldest son Garry Engel; daughters: Vicky Mathieu (Robert) and Marilyn Denham (Barrie); grandchildren: Jean Mathieu, Matt Poppe, Tanya Richards and Amanda Poppe. Also five great-grandchildren.
Predeceased by loving husband David Engel of 38 years; sisters: Betty, Margaret; and brother Billy.
Leona was a past president of the OAPO #176, loved bowling and bingo, was on the executive of Sunshine Drive School. Her special love was her puppies. She was a fundraiser for many charities.
The family is deeply grateful to the staff at The Waverly for all their care and support.
Respecting her wishes, there will be no funeral service. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers a donation to the BC Cancer Foundation would be appreciated.