Sven Ivor Edbom

    • Sven Ivor Edbom
    • RCE Badge circa 1939-45

    We regret to advise of the death of Sven Ivor Edbom peacefully in Winnipeg MB on 7 February 2014 at the age of 96. 

    Sven was born in Piney MB and lived there until the onset of World War II, when in June of 1940, he enlisted in the army with the Royal Canadian Engineers.  He served overseas in England and continental Europe.

    After the war, Sven worked on construction until his early 50s at which time he went to work for Manitoba Hydro in their Maintenance Department.  He worked for them until his retirement at age 65.  Sven was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion St James Branch #4 in Winnipeg as well as the Independent Order of Foresters (IOOF).

    A memorial service will be held on 11 February 11at 1:00 p.m., at St. Pierre Bible Fellowship Church, 488 Lavoie Avenue in St. Pierre Jolys MB.

    Donation may be made to Deer Lodge, Tower 7: 2109 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB or a charity of one's choice. {gdOct2016kh}