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Born: Jul 31, 1961

Date of Passing: Apr 09, 2021

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July 31, 1961 – April 9, 2021

It is with deepest sadness we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Leanne Peel on Friday, April 9, 2021, at her home in Winnipeg.
Leanne grew up in Birtle, Manitoba, where during her high school years she met Craig. The very special connection they seemed to have right from the start eventually turned into 36 years of marriage with two beautiful children and two beautiful grandchildren. She was the most wonderful wife, amazing mother and grandmother, loving daughter and best sister and friend anyone could ever have hoped to have.
Leanne was predeceased by her father George Brown. Left to cherish her memory are her family: husband Craig; daughter Lyndsi and granddaughter Ivy; son Colin, daughter-in-law Thoa and grandson Lucian; mother Faye Brown; sisters, Jana Joseph (and family), Helen Tack (and family), and Debby Tack; mother and father-in-law Bob and Catherine Peel, along with their extended family; and her closest friends of many years Maleon Kostick and Sandy Wray. She will also be missed by many others whose lives she touched with her loving and caring ways.
Because of the great homemaker that she was, she will be lovingly remembered by all that knew her as the "hostess extraordinaire". The one thing that Leanne was most proud of was her family, but she also touched so many other lives and left beautiful memories for all of us that will be cherished for years to come. Leanne will never truly be gone as her loving nature, caring ways and abundance of love will be with us always.
Here is a very special prayer that Leanne shared with her children every night before bed:

"God bless us and everyone around us.
Thank you for our many blessings
and forgive us our sins.
Please help us to have good, kind hearts
and do what we know is right
even if we don't want to.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the Diabetes Canada, 401 – 1 Wesley Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3C 4C6.
As per Leanne's wishes there will be no formal service. A private family Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

Family and friends may sign a
book of condolence at

Glen Lawn Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 17, 2021

Condolences & Memories (12 entries)

  • So sorry for your loss. Sincere condolences to Craig and family. Thinking of you during this difficult time. Dwayne & Janice - Posted by: Janice & Dwayne Hope (Friend ) on: Apr 21, 2021

  • Craig, I am so sorry to hear the news. Especially during these tough times of COVID. It is not easy, during normal times, let alone this bs. I hope you find the strength and support with your family and friends. You can certainly call or email me if you need a chat or support. Your friend, Rich - Posted by: Richard Heise (friend) on: Apr 20, 2021

  • Lyndsi, Craig and Colin - I’m so sorry for your loss! I’m sending so much love to you all! My fondest memories of Leanne was when I would go over for sleepovers and she always made sure Lyndsi and I had healthy snacks! She also let Lyndsi and I dress up as clowns at the garage sale to drum in business and always supported all of our crazy ideas! I always remember Leanne’s kind nature and big smile! - Posted by: Cassie Wilson (Maeren) (Lyndsi’s childhood friend ) on: Apr 20, 2021

  • Craig and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. May your many happy memories help you through this difficult time. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. - Posted by: Rae Johnston (Former coworker) on: Apr 19, 2021

  • We are so sorry to hear of Leanne's untimely passing. We remember her fondly as a student and baby sitter for our children (she lived right across the street from us in Birtle). We extend our deepest sympathy to her immediate family, as well as to Faye and Jana. Albert & Edith Parsons - Posted by: Albert & Edith Parsons (former neighbors/teacher) on: Apr 18, 2021

  • Craig, I was so very sorry to learn of Leanne’s passing. She was certainly one of my favourites and I have never forgotten her happy outlook and everyday enthusiasm. - Posted by: Wanda austin (Teacher Birtle High School) on: Apr 18, 2021

  • Craig, we are so very deeply saddened to hear of Leanne's passing. Find comfort in your family in this most difficult of times and know that Arlene and I are thinking of all of you. - Posted by: Brad Ireland (Friend) on: Apr 18, 2021

  • We are very sad to hear of Leanne's passing. She is truly a beautiful person and will be greatly missed by so many. We will treasure many memories of great times together. Wishing comfort and peace to your families. Love Guido and Sue - Posted by: Sue Cerasani (Friend) on: Apr 17, 2021

  • Craig, Lindsi, Colin and family. I am so sorry to here of the sudden passing of Leanne. She will always be remembered in my heart with her great big beautiful smile. Every time I was with her she was so happy and positive. Her energy was very contagious. My heart goes out to you all. Cherish her beautiful memories! ❤️❤️ Sandra and Jim Olynyk - Posted by: Sandra Olynyk (Friend) on: Apr 17, 2021

  • To Craig and family. I am so sorry to hear of Leanne’s passing. My heart goes out to you and your family! - Posted by: Bernie Savoie (Former coworker ) on: Apr 17, 2021

  • Deepest condolences to the Peel family. Know that there are many friends and well wishers thinking of you all and praying for strength and comfort during this difficult time. - Posted by: Nigel Mohammed (Former coworker ) on: Apr 17, 2021

  • Craig and family, we are so very, very sorry to learn of your loss and please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. We treasure the times spent with Craig and Leanne and may she rest in peace. All our Love...Gary and Lori - Posted by: Gary and Lori Maksymyk (Friends) on: Apr 17, 2021

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