Justina Leppky,of Vulcan, formerly of Nipawin, SK, passed on to her eternal home on January 25, 2013 at the Vulcan Community Health Center the age of 79 years. She was surrounded by her loving family.
Cherishing her memory is Peter, her loving husband of 61years , her 3 children, daughters Caroline (Jim) Fry and Connie(Wayne) Dickman, son Clinton, her 6 grandchildren, Jason (Michelle) Fry and their family Lucas and Abigail, Jaret Fry and his son Taten, Jesse (Kelly) Fry and their family Gabrielle, Milla and Eli, Josh Fry, Deanne Leppky, Angie (Martin) Fehr and their family Anya, Asher and Levi. She is also survived by 10 brothers and 4 sisters, 44 nieces and nephews and 58 great nieces and nephews. She worked hard to keep the Neufeld family tree up to date which now totals 152.
She was predeceased by her parents Abram and Mary Neufeld, one sister Marie, 3 brothers, Corney, Leslie and Andrew.
Justina was born in Lost River, SK at home, the third of 15 children. She attended school and church in Lost River and Codette. Her 79 years were filled with love, meaning, joy, family, friends, life and her personal Savior. God gifted her with many talents such as crafting, knitting, crocheting embroidery and cooking for whoever came along. She loved her family gatherings filled with laughter, good food and fellowship. She saw the potential in everyone to do good. There wasn’t a negative nerve in her body. Her own family and extended families have all been wonderful blessings, which only come from God. Every day on this beautiful earth is a blessing and we shouldn’t take it for granted.
“I am now in a better place and with all the family who have gone on before me and I will await everyone’s visit.”
Funeral Service Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11:00 am at the Heritage Funeral Home Chapel (901 Nipawin Road East) in Nipawin, SK, with Rev. Brian Enns officiating.
Interment in Bergthaler Mennonite Cemetery, Lost River, SK.
Tributes in Justina’s memory can be made to Gideons International, 2739 – 49 St. SW, Calgary, AB, T3E 3X9 Or Vulcan Health Care Auxiliary, Box 299, Vulcan, AB, T0L 2B0.
Arrangements in care of Vulcan Funeral Home. Telephone 1-403-485-2633. E-mail condolences through www.vulcanfuneralhome.ca