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Ross Funeral Service

123 4th Avenue East, Assiniboia, SK

OBITUARY

Mr. Emerson Lethbridge

January 14, 1928March 3, 2020

Emerson Lethbridge, longtime resident of the Limerick district of Saskatchewan, passed away March 3, 2020 at the Lafleche & District Health Centre, at age 92. Predeceased by his wife, Beatrice (nee Irvin) in 2007, son-in-law Con Bancescu, sister Florence (Bonner) Ingram and sister Edith Lethbridge, Emerson is survived by five children: Ron, Larry (Cindy), Laura, Maureen (Bob) Bonneau and Tracy (Lynn); eight grandsons; five great-grandchildren; siblings: Don (Rosalie) Lethbridge, Helen (Doug) Coubrough, Barbara (LaRoy) Norgaard, Wes (Elsie) Lethbridge, Warren (Jean) Lethbridge, Fay (Larry) Kraus as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Keeping with Emerson’s request, a family Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Limerick, SK. Arrangements entrusted to Ross Funeral Service, Assiniboia, SK

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  • Family Celebration of Life

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Eva Dombowsky

March 19, 2020

My deepest sympathies to all Emerson’s family.

Larry & Fay Kraus & family

March 8, 2020

We send our deepest sympathy for the loss of Emerson Lethbridge – We have fond memories of all the trips to Limerick seeing Uncle Emerson, Aunt Beatrice and family. He was always busy doing something on the farm – always busy with the animals. We were told that one time he heard strange noises coming from one of the buildings. After cutting a small hole in the building, he found a mother raccoon with her babies. The farm always seemed to have chickens, fresh eggs for the picking. At one of the last reunions Uncle Emerson milked the cow, showing all the kids how it was done and yes, you could drink the milk right from the container right at that moment. If fresh milk wasn’t to your liking, there was always the water bucket right inside the porch with a scoop ready to quench your thirst. You can’t think of the farm without thinking of Boots the horse. Uncle Emerson always found time to give us a ride, and yes some of us stayed on longer than others. He even let us climb upstairs in the old building by the quonset to play with the old record player that was up there – at least I think he knew we were up there. The garden was always tended to with pride, fresh tomatoes and potatoes were given to take home when we made the trip down for a visit. We all smile when we think of the wonderful times spent together; he will be deeply missed.

Randy Irvin

March 5, 2020

Our Deepest Sympathy to Emerson’s family, we were very sorry to hear of Emerson’s passing. We always enjoyed stopping in for a visit and coffee on our way by. Hope your fond memories give you comfort at this difficult time. We will miss you Emerson. Randy, Barb Irvin and family.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY