Rene Joseph Leo Lepine
March 10, 1930 – August 12, 2019
Peacefully at the Betel Home in Gimli, Rene passed away with family by his side.
Rene was predeceased by wife Dolores; parents Edward and Anna; brothers, Edward, Joe, Robert and Norman; sisters, Dinah, Doris, Lillian and Gertrude; granddaughter Crystal; son-in-law Brent Solmundson and the mother of his children, Marie Johnson.
Rene is survived by his children, Connie, Wade (Terri), Bonnie (Claude), Marsha, Marcella (Keith), Ross (Kathy); 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter; 4 step-children, Shawn, Aaron, Lisa and Jaimie; 7 step-grandchildren; brother Peter; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
As per Dad’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the Gimli Legion Hall, Branch 182. A private family interment took place prior to the service.
We would like to thank the staff at the Gimli Community Health Centre and the staff at the Betel Home, Gimli for their compassionate care and support.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made in Rene’s name to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba-Dementia Care and Brain Health.
For all that life has given us,
And all that’s left to do;
We know no greater treasure,
Than the life we had with you.
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