Spr Leonard Ball (Ret’d)

    • Spr Leonard Ball (Ret’d)
    • RCE Badge circa 1937-1952

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Leonard Ball (Ret’d) of Sturgis, SK at the Canora Gateway Lodge long-term care facility in Canora, SK on 27 March 2013 at the age of 93 years.   He had been a resident of the Lodge since 2008.

    Leonard was born on the family farm near Stenen, SK. In 1941, he joined the Royal Canadian Engineers and served in Sicily, Italy, France, Germany and Holland until V-E Day.  He returned home in October 1945.   After demobilization, he farmed for 35 years before retiring.  Leonard was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #70 in Sturgis as well as a member of the Stenan Senior Citizen Dew Drop In Centre.

    Funeral services will be held on 1 April at the Grace United Church in Sturgis.  Interment to follow in the Stenen Community Cemetery.  {dcJan2017gd} [zpi, zsp, zsd, zcc,]