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Born: Apr 29, 1928

Date of Passing: Oct 12, 2014

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LENA MARGARET MACLENNAN - MONTAGUE April 29, 1928 - October 12, 2014 Lee passed away in the Minnedosa Hospital peacefully with family at her side. Lee was born in Mather, Manitoba and as an adult she moved to Winnipeg and married her first husband Ken MacLennan. They were married for 38 years when he passed away in 1989. She later married Monty (Basil Montague) who spoiled her until he passed away this August. Lee had been retired from Great West Life Assurance for 31 years. She is survived by her he son Byron MacLennan, wife Wendy, and children Crystal, Dawn (Andrew), AJ (Tracey) and her daughter Brenda Van Wynsberghe, husband Rene and their son Jed. She is also survived by her younger sister Ruth Messner of Nanton, Alberta. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. A graveside service will be held Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in the Minnedosa Cemetery with lunch to follow at Main Street Café. Minnedosa Funeral Service in care of arrangements.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 15, 2014

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • Fond memories of weekends at the lake with the MacLennan clan so many years ago. Very sad to learn of Lee's passing. She was like a second mom to me in my teen years. - Posted by: Trevor Horton (Grade school friend to Byron and family.) on: Oct 16, 2014

  • Leave behind your sorrows, Let this day be the last Tomorrow there’ll be sunshine, And all this darkness past Big wheels roll through fields where sunlight streams Oh meet me in a land of hope and dreams Sending prayers and good thoughts to the family. - Posted by: Jesse Jackson (Friend) on: Oct 16, 2014

  • So fondly remember working with Lena before she retired. Such a dear kind soul. With her Mather roots close to our family we chatted about local events out that way. Heartfelt thoughts to all her family as you cherish many memorable moments of such a great lady. - Posted by: Lynn (Brogden) Checkley (Colleague from work) on: Oct 15, 2014

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