With sad and heavy hearts, the family of Leona Marjorie (Lund) May of Castlegar, wishes to announce her passing at the Kelowna General Hospital on Friday, February 22, 2013 blessed with 65 years of life.
Leona was born at Daysland, Alberta on July 25, 1947 to parents Marjorie and Albert Lund. She married Garry May in Taber, Alberta on May 28, 1966 and the couple raised 2 children. Leona worked at West’s Department Store for many years and then at the Trail Home Hardware store. She liked entertaining family and friends and enjoyed cooking and fishing and had started to golf.
Leona was predeceased by her parents Marjorie and Albert Lund and brothers Norman and Albert.
Left to mourn her loss is her loving husband of 46 years Garry; son James; daughter Selene (Donald) Jackson; granddaughters Tia and Andi Jackson; sisters Rita Palmer and Pat (Jack) Knapp; brothers Larry Lund and Grant (Jan) Lund and nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the Fireside Place.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital and at the Kelowna General Hospital for their care and understanding.