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Born: Jul 17, 1936

Date of Passing: Jan 15, 2022

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July 17, 1936 - January 15, 2022

Our Husband, Father and Grandfather, Len, passed away peacefully in the loving arms of his bride of over 62 years, Jo-Anne.
He is survived by Jo-Anne; his children, Ken (Patti), Don (Christine) and Joan (Jeff); and his grandchildren, Jeff (Calley), Erik (Stephenie), Kathleen (Stefan), Adam, Hannah (Felix) and Madelaine. There is nothing he would not have done for them.
Len spent his working life in the banking industry working in various locations throughout the prairie provinces and NW Ontario for over 40 years.
Len made many friends wherever he went and wherever he lived and worked. Many fond memories were created over the years, usually over an evening of playing cards. His attempts at a witty remark will be missed by all.
Len loved all sports. He grew up boxing, playing football and curling in Thunder Bay. In later years, he continued enjoying those sports and hockey as a spectator but kept on golfing and curling for as long as he could. He also loved puttering in the garden with Jo-Anne, taking great pride in the yearly harvest and the roses he grew.
The family is grateful to Shepherd's Care Millwoods for the compassionate and professional care provided over the past 18 months.
Due to circumstances of Covid-19, a small Celebration of Life for immediate family and invited guests will be held on January 29, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. MST. A livestream link set up through Hainstock's Funeral Home can be viewed at
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories or Shepherd's Care Foundation.

Expressions of sympathy can be forwarded to the family via the website,

Hainstock's Funeral Home & Crematorium 780-440-2999
Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 22, 2022

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • Jo-Anne, Ken, Don, Joan and families, Saying goodbye to someone we love is heartbreaking. May you find comfort in all the special memories shared with Len. Praying for you and hoping that in time peace and comfort will heal your heart. With love and remembrance, Marilyn Bobby, Pat Danowski, Jennifer and Karleigh Danowski - Posted by: Marilyn Bobby (Cousin of Jo-Anne) on: Jan 28, 2022

  • Dear Jo-Anne and family, I have many fond memories of you Jo-Anne and of course Len. You were both lovely people to know when we lived on Salisbury Crescent in Winnipeg. I am very much aware of the loss you have suffered as I lost Doug to Alzheimer’s disease not even a year ago. Len will be a great loss to you all, one that you won’t soon forget. Be thankful for the long time you had with him and be aware of all of the wonderful things he gave to you in his life time. Wendy Holmes - Posted by: Wendy Holmes (Friend and neighbour on Salisbury Cres. ) on: Jan 25, 2022

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