Shirley Leipert
Shirley Leipert
Shirley Leipert
Shirley Leipert
Shirley Leipert
Shirley Leipert

Obituary of Shirley Louise Leipert

The family of Shirley Leipert of St. Paul Lutheran Home, Melville, formerly of Yorkton & the Saltcoats district, beloved wife of Albert Leipert, sadly announce her passing on September 5th, 2022. She was 87 years of age. A memorial service will be planned for a later date. It is with heavy hearts that the family of Shirley Leipert announces her passing. Shirley passed away at St Paul Lutheran home in Melville with her husband at her side. She was eighty seven. Shirley was born on the family farm north of Saltcoats on July 24 ,1935. She attended the Eden school. In 1953 she was introduced to Albert Leipert a friend of her brother Leonard. Two years later on July15, 1955 they were married at the Saltcoats United church. Albert and Shirley lived on the Leipert family farm until 1974. Shirley spent her time gardening and raising chickens. Once a week she would deliver eggs to her customers in Yorkton. She loved scrapbooking, always collecting news paper clippings to put in her scrapbooks. Albert and Shirley were blessed with two children. A daughter Terry and a son Dale. In 1974 they sold the farm and moved to Yorkton. It was a different life for the family but a happy one. Shirley worked for several years at Sully’s cage layers and later on did babysitting in her own home. Shirley and Albert enjoyed travelling and made Several trips with their camper out to B.C. to visit family. They also enjoyed fishing trips to northern Saskatchewan and Manitoba. In 2009 they sold their house and moved to Independent Manor. It was there where they made many new friends and enjoyed coffee parties and bingo. In 2020, Shirley’s health declined and she moved to St Paul Lutheran home in Melville where Albert was already a resident. She lived there until her passing on September 5 2022. Shirley was predeceased by her parents, Charles and Gertrude Murphy, brother Leonard Murphy, and daughter in law Myra Leipert. She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years Albert. Daughter Terry (Wes) Lonoway and their children; Amy (Jamie) Smith and children Xara and Gage and Evan (Twyla) Lonoway and children Lindsay and Boston; Son Dale and his daughter Shannon (Steven) Erickson and children Bennett, Nolan, Greta and Lars. Sister Lois Spokowski. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Service Details. Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event Ongoing Online Event About this event In Loving Memory Of Shirley Leipert July 24, 1935 - September 5, 2022 Look inside to read what others have shared Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book. View Tribute Book
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