Posted: January 9th, 2018


IRENE LEISTER passed away January 3, 2018 at the Milk River Long Term Care. Irene was born at her grandmother’s home in Lethbridge, Alberta on January 26, 1920. Most of her childhood was spent on the farm at 1-17, west of Milk River, Alberta. She attended Garbutt Business College in Lethbridge and pursued a career as a bookkeeper for many years. She was an avid homemaker and a very good “Hungarian” cook. She loved people and joined with her husband in socializing, traveling and ministering to many. Most of all she loved her family and would do anything for them.

Irene was predeceased by her husband John Leister and her son-in-law Del Jones. She will be missed by her three daughters; Mary Ann Jones, Elizabeth Alger, Jean (Rob) Blake and her son Robert Leister. She will also be missed by seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren

The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday January 13, 2018 at 11.00 a.m. at the CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, Coutts Chapel, Hwy 4 – 345 3rd ST W, Coutts, AB

Friends are welcome to meet with the family prior to the funeral service from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. at the church.

Interment to follow at the Milk River Cemetery.

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