Leonelle Brunet passed peacefully in his home on January 25, 2019 in Hafford, SK at the age of 80. Leonelle is survived by his children, Melvina Bear, Leona Towers, Camille Brunet (Morris Phillips), Lyle Brunet (Tania) and Jennifer Payne, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, 19 grand children, 9 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded by his parents Barame and Jeanne “Jane” Brunet, 2 sisters, 4 brothers, 3 grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. Leonelle was born February 26, 1938 in Prince Albert, SK and attended Oscar Lake School in Central Saskatchewan. Leonelle purchased his homestead farm in 1962 in the R.M. of Meeting Lake. He continued life as a mixed livestock and grain farmer, father, and husband. He continued to farm until the summer of 2018 on a quarter he purchased just outside of Hafford “for fun” in his “retirement.” Leonelle will be remembered as industrious, brilliant, charming, and loyal with a unique sense of humor and dedication to his family, friends and community. A celebration of his life will be held in Cherished Memories ‘LifeStory Room’ at 7:00pm, January 31st 2019 with Rick Lane officiating in Martensville, SK with a small luncheon to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hafford Home Care, Box 130 Hafford, SK, S0J 1A0 would be greatly appreciated.
Obituaries / Life Stories
What if low-cost funerals were a promise and not just a slogan? At Cherished Memories – it is a promise. Kevin Martens began working in funeral service alongside his father while still in high school. After graduating in 1994, he decided to move to Alberta and embark on his funeral service career. Kevin took his funeral director and embalmer training in Alberta through Mount Royal College and earned the award for the Highest Academic Standing. He was licensed as a funeral director and an embalmer in 1998.
Kevin, along with his wife Charmaine have 4 boys. They are very involved in the community including sporting activities, church and municipal politics where Kevin serves as Deputy Mayor. They started Cherished Memories in 2006 with a mission to serve families with compassion and complete honesty while providing the lowest costs in the area.
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