Leila Jean Drewes
February 23rd, 1923 – May 30th, 2018
“Safe in the arms of Jesus”
On Wednesday, May 30, 2018, Leila Jean Drewes of Drayton Valley, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at the age of 95 years.
Leila leaves to cherish her memory, six sons; Marvin (Marlene), George (Margaret), Dewey (Cathy), Lorne (Irene), Jim (Bev), Ken (Helen), five daughters; Kay-Ellen Johnsen, Barbara Tinney, Lillian (Rod) Cruickshank, Margaret (Alex) Brodniansky, Vera Drewes, 51 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, great great grandchildren. Also surviving are three sisters; Zelma Johansson, Vera Long, Donna (Phil) Moody, daughter in law Phyllis Drewes as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Leila was predeceased by her husband Martin, son Marty, grandson Jorden, granddaughter Leila, great granddaughter Ashley, two sons in law; Edward Johnsen, John Tinney, two brothers; Arnold and Edward, two sisters; Alice and Glenna.
Funeral Services Celebrating the life of Leila will be held on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Entwistle Community Church, Entwistle, Alberta with Pastor Don Congo officiating. Interment will follow at the Entwistle Cemetery.
If friends so desire memorial donations may be made to Breton Long Term Care, Box 340 Breton, Alberta T0C 0P0.