Leo Anthony

Feb. 24, 1927 to Jan. 5, 2014

Leo was born in Amsterdam and grew up in Arnhem, the Netherlands. He and his new bride Margaret immigrated to Saskatchewan in January 1953. After several moves in Saskatchewan and then to Alberta and BC, they retired to Sylvan Lake, where they have resided for 20 years. Leo is survived by his wife Margaret, daughter Faye (Doug) Burles, sons Eugene, Roy (Cindy) and Robert, by grandchildren Lee (Michelle), Meridith (Trent), Laura (Steve), Marshall, Julianne, Lisa (Jesse), Tim (Lisa), Kevin, Robin (Craig), Tiffany (Dave), Taylor, Leah and Taryn, by great-grandchildren Jackson, Alice, Evan, Memphis, Kaylin, Rylan and Lucas, and by his sisters-in-law Dinie van Beetuw and Dolf Huis in’t Veld. He was predeceased by his parents Bernadina Leenes and Andrew Timmermans. Leo enjoyed spending time camping with his family. In retirement, he was an ardent bridge player and gardener and was an active volunteer with the Sylvan Lake Seniors’ Association. A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Sylvan Lake Funeral Home, 5019 47a Avenue. Following the service, a tea will be held at the Sylvan Lake Legion, 4916 50 Ave. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Leo’s honour may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. Condolences may be forwarded to www.sylvanlakefuneralhome.ca


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