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Born: Jan 12, 1934
Date of Passing: Feb 17, 2022Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
Peacefully, on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at the St Boniface Hospital, Jona Leppky, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away at the age of 88.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Elma (nee Schellenberg); son Bruce (Shannon); daughter Sheila (Gord) and son Doug; grandchildren, Jeffrey (Andrea), Todd (Kelsey), TJ (Michelle), Emma (Caleb), Megan and great-grandchildren, Dylan and Parker.
He was predeceased by his parents, Abram and Aganetha and his sister Darlene and brother-in-law Frank Kasdorf. He is survived by a sister-in-law Marge Schellenberg.
Jona was born in Winnipeg on January 12, 1934 and grew up in Niverville. He moved to Winnipeg and spent his life living and working there.
A private family burial will take place on Saturday, February 26 at Springstein Cemetery. A Celebration of Life service is planned for Saturday, March 19 at 2:00 p.m. at Charleswood Mennonite Church, 699 Haney Street.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the St. Boniface Palliative Care ward for the wonderful care that he received.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to MCC in memory of Jona.
As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 26, 2022
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So sorry to see the obituary of your husband, Elma and family.We extend our heartfelt sympathies to all of you, Ernie & Fritz - Posted by: Ernie & Fritz Warkentin (Acquaintance) on: Mar 06, 2022
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