November 25, 1952 – October 22, 2019
Leland Akre passed away at the age of 66 at St. Ann’s Nursing Home in Saskatoon, SK. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. Leland was a farmer at heart and lived for many years with his family on the original Akre homestead at Strongfield, SK then later spent winters in Saskatoon. Leland attended school at Strongfield and in Saskatoon where he studied Farm Machinery Mechanics at SIAST. Leland was predeceased by his parents Alfred and Marjorie Akre. Left to remember him are brothers, Kevin (Kathy) of Cochrane AB and Collin (Janice) of Winnipeg MB, niece Tracy (Francesco) Governini and their son Teo of Italy, niece Krista (Justin) Kellock, and their daughter, Olivia, of Airdrie, Alberta. Leland is also survived by many cousins and their families. Memorial Service to be held at Acadia-McKague’s Funeral Centre, at 1pm Sunday November 3rd with interment and reception at Skudesnes Lutheran Church cemetery near Strongfield, SK at about 5pm. The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff of St. Ann’s Nursing Home. Memorial donations can be made to St. Ann’s Nursing Home, Skudesnes Lutheran Church or the charitable organization of your choice.
- Kevin Akre
- Collin Akre
- Lorne Ulven
- Rodney Eskelson
- Gordon Hamre
- Allan Glubis
- Funeral Service Sunday, November 3, 2019
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November 1, 2019
Fond memories of spending summer vacations as a kid with Leland, Kevin, and Collin at their farm. Laddie, playing cars in the sand beside the house, jumping off the hayloft in the barn, tobogganing in the dugout in the winter, getting eggs from the chicken coop, taking Aunt Margies' lunch out to Uncle Al harvesting in the field, eating porridge for breakfast, driving Uncle Al's car (while under age), with Leland in the summer fallow was especially fun. Great times - these memories will never fade.