Edgar passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Estevan, SK on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at the age of 101 years.
Edgar was born on a farm in the Carievale, SK district on September 11, 1915. He married Fanny Chesterman on October 18, 1938 in Gainsborough, and they had three sons, Ray, Keith and Doug. Edgar worked at the Bienfait Coal Mines in 1938. He then went to Moosomin to work at Fudge’s Garage. In 1939 he signed up for the war. After the war, he went back to work at the mines. The family moved to Winnipeg for a year. In 1957 he started working for the Saskatchewan Power Corporation in Estevan, retiring in 1978.
Edgar is survived by his sons, Ray (Myrna) of Whitecourt, AB, Keith Leadley of Estevan and Doug (Joan) Leadley of Courtenay, B.C.; grandchildren, Darin, Lyle, Brenda, Brant, Debbie and Danny, as well as numerous great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife Fanny; parents, George and Elizabeth; siblings, George, Rose, Gladys, Henry, Bill, Fred and Milly.
A Service of Remembrance will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Giles Anglican Church, Estevan, with The Venerable Wilma Woods officiating. A luncheon will be held in the church hall immediately following the service. Interment will take place at the Bienfait Cemetery, Bienfait, SK.
If friends so desire, donations in Edgar’s memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, 1738 Quebec Avenue, Unit 26, Saskatoon, SK, S7K 1V9.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Services, Estevan.