Jul 24, 1933 – Jun 2, 2018
John passed away peacefully with family at his side at his second home is Sylvan Lake at the age of 84.
He is survived by his wife Mary Twedt of 7 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his four children Larry (Rosie) Leeder, Chris Zamora (Paul Starke), Brenda Bond (Gregg Brentnall) and Mark (Tara) Leeder.
Papa will also be fondly remembered by his four grandchildren Brooke, Jonathan (Brittany), Amanda, and Jamie who brought him endless hours of enjoyment.
John was predeceased by his wife of 53 years Fay Leeder in 2008. He was also predeceased by his parents and siblings.
John has a long and successful career with Alpha Milk Company starting in the lab in Red Deer in 1956 and retiring as Regional Manager, Calgary in 1994. John was a strong mentor for his colleagues as well as his children, friends and family.
John will be remembered for his kindness, generosity, quick wit and his love for western music and of course ice cream.
Funeral Services will be held at Sylvan Lake Legion, Branch 212, 4916 – 50th Avenue, Sylvan Lake, Alberta on Saturday, June 9 at 11 am. Memorial donations may be made in John’s honor may be made to Uncles and Aunts at Large, Edmonton Area Society 11031 – 124 Street, Edmonton Alberta T5M 0J5, www.unclesatlarge.ab.ca .
Condolences may be forwarded to www.sylvanlakefuneralhome.ca
Cremation has been entrusted to Rocky Mountain Crematorium, Rocky Mountain House, AB.
SYLVAN LAKE AND ROCKY FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORIUM, your Golden Rule Funeral Home, entrusted with the arrangements. 403-887-2151, 1-866-787-2151.