Leslie Cantlon

Leslie Claire Cantlon

Sunday, July 28th, 1935 - Saturday, February 27th, 2021
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CANTLON: Leslie Claire, age 85 years, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Leslie was born on July 28, 1935 in Mintieth, Manitoba and spent his early childhood on the farm. He moved to Deleau with his family after the passing of his mother when he was 14 years old. Upon completion of his schooling at Grand Clairiere and Deleau, Leslie began working for the Manitoba Government, Highways Department at the age of 17 years and worked there until his retirement at the age of 57 years. He belonged to the Brandon Snow Goers for many years, as well as the Oak Lake Lions Club. After retirement, Leslie enjoyed spending his time working on his hobby farm and he loved to golf at Oak Lake. Leslie is survived by his loving wife Marlene; daughter Wendy Peters and grandchildren Trisha (Bob) Phinney, Trevor (Amy) Peters, Travis (Randee) Peters and Tarissa (Devin) Moore; daughter Vicky (Allan) Wood and grandchildren Chas (Regan) Wood and Brea Wood; son Darcy Cantlon and grandchildren Stephanie Cantlon and Cortney Cantlon; and 19 great grandchildren; three brothers-in-law Arnold (Barb) Ellingson, Art (Judy) Premeau and Bill Jasper and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents John and Emma Cantlon, parents-in-law Lloyd and Ruth Ellingson, son-in-law Wayne Peters, sisters Evelyn Jasper, Greta Premeau and Mabel Walker and brother Ernie Cantlon. The family will cherish Leslie’s memory privately. Donations in memory of Leslie may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, Unit 4B, 457 – 9th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 1K2. Leslie will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and a great friend to all.
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Lynn Fortune

Posted at 01:01pm
Wendy, Vicky and Families,
Our deepest condolences to all of you on the loss of your Dad. Our thoughts are with you.
Lynn and Mark Fortune

Joy D Wilson

Posted at 02:18pm
Wendy, our deepest sympathy to you, your family and your Mom. Our thoughts are with you.
Joy and Doug

Kay & Ray Haggarty

Posted at 08:37pm
Wendy & Family,
Sending our sincere condolences to all of you on the passing of your Dad/Grandpa. Cherish your many good memories. Our thoughts are with you.
Ray & Kay

Posted at 12:15pm
Marlene, my sincere condolences to you and your family

Marlene Robins

Posted at 07:57pm
Please accept our sincere Condolences on the passing of Les. We do remember Marlene and Les from the Brandon Sno Goers. May he rest in peace and remember the good times, Marlene.
Sincerely, Keith and Marlene Robins

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