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LEBSACK, Ruben Elmer

Elmer was born October 22, 1925 and went to be with the Lord on July 24, 2018 at the age of 92.  Survived by his loving family, sons: Allan (Sharon) Lebsack of Kelowna, BC, Vern (Nancy) Lebsack of Sherwood Park, AB, Warren (Dawn) Lebsack of Medicine Hat, AB; grandchildren: Michelle Graham, Leanne Lebsack, Kevin Lebsack, Karen Nypuik, Tim Lebsack, Laura Lebsack, Darren Lebsack, Jeff Lebsack, Stacey Jans, Stephen Lebsack, Tyson Lebsack, Josh Lebsack; numerous great grandchildren and his sister Doris Adler of Aberdeen, South Dakota.  Predeceased by his wife Freda Lebsack; parents Conrad and Katherine Lebsack; brothers: Victor, Edward, Irvine and sister Helen Gray.  Elmer was born and raised on his father’s farm east of Champion, Alberta.  At the age of 18, he was drafted into the Canadian Armed Forces and served for two years.  He met and married Freda Becker, they started a farm and raised their three sons.  After 24 years of farming, Elmer relocated to Calgary, followed by a move to Kelowna in the early 90’s, where he enjoyed market gardening.  He was a long-time member of Trinity Church and enjoyed helping where needed.  Elmer later moved to the Village of Mill Creek and resided there until his passing.  A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, July 30th at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.  Interment will take place in Vulcan, Alberta at a later date.  Should family and friends so desire, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.  If you wish to send a condolence, post photos, or to share a memory, please scroll down this page to the area called “share your condolences.”

Monday, July 30th at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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The service for LEBSACK, Ruben Elmer is scheduled for Monday, July 30th at 1:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Sharon and Gordon Meidinger says:

    In this sad time we would like to extend to Elmer’s family our heartfelt condolences. May our Lord comfort you.

  • Doreen Morash says:

    My condolences go out to Elmer’s family. Elmer shared many good times with the Central Okanagan Singles club. He was very jovial and a very pleasant person. He will be missed and may he rest in peace.

  • Emelie Ryan says:

    My sincere condolences upon Elmer’s passing. My prayers are with your family in this time of grief.

  • Arnold & Marion Alksne says:

    To the family, we wish to express our sympathies to you. It’s never easy loosing a loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. All our love: Arnie & Marion Alksne.

  • Merle Deimert says:

    Our sincere condolences to Elmer’s family. I will always remember Elmer from my youth as always joking around with a smile and a twinkle in his eye. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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