POFFENROTH, Leonard Murray

Leonard Poffenroth

December 17, 1932 - March 18, 2020 - It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Leonard Poffenroth, at the age of 87, at Covenant Villa Marie in Red Deer on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Leonard was born December 17, 1932 in Calgary, Alberta and grew up on the family farm in the Huxley area. Leonard farmed with his father John until 1977, and then he and his family moved to Trochu, Alberta. Leonard drove school bus, the community bus, as well as helped local farmers with seeding and harvesting until his retirement. Leonard is predeceased by his parents John and Mary Louise Poffenroth, wife Bettyellen, and sisters Stella Koch and Alice Rankin. Leonard will be deeply missed by his son Randy (Debbie) Poffenroth, daughter Sandy (Peter Vera) Kennedy of Red Deer, grandchildren Shane (Erin) Kennedy of Edmonton and Brittany (Ben) Williams of Dubai, as well as great grandchildren Max, Zach & Sophia Kennedy and Marnie, Astrid and Dylan Williams. Leonard is survived by nieces Diana (Willis) Kareluk and Janice (Jack) Hepburn and nephews Barry (Linda) Koch, Brad (Teresa) Rankin and Terry Rankin and brother in law Delton (Betty) Gehring. Due to the current safety measures in place, the celebration of life for Leonard will take place at a latter date at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Red Deer, Alberta. Memorial Donations may be made in Leonard's name to the charity of your choice. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.alternatives.ca