Leona Elaine Anderson
was born on July 28th, 1936 in Yorkton, Saskatchewan and passed away on October 18th, 2009 in Vernon, B.C. at the age of 73 years. Leona will be lovingly remembered by her 5 children; Brian Anderson of Prince Rupert, B.C., Michael (Giselle) Anderson of Vernon, B.C., Mitchell Anderson of Peterborough, Ontario, Bill (Stacey) Anderson of Sooke, B.C. and Cathy (Al) Sarich of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, her sister; Margaret (Lewis) Smith as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. Leona was preceded in death by her husband; Ardell, her daughter; Karen and her parents; Alfred and Carrie Rennie.
Leona was passionate about traveling, especially by car and was able to enjoy a hot cup of coffee and beautiful scenery throughout many parts of Canada. She was a baseball fanatic and loved her Toronto Blue Jays! On her last road trip with her son she was surprised with tickets to the Blue Jays game in Toronto where she watched her first live game. Leona also enjoyed playing cards, especially Peg Board which was a favorite with her children and grandchildren.
A Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Friday, October 23rd, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. with Mr. Brian Jackson officiating. A Reception will follow in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel.