August 19, 1919 - January 15, 2016
Isabelle Joan Leavitt (nee Fowler) passed away at the age of 96. Joan was born August 19th, 1919 in Eastbourne England. She received her education in East Dean and Eastbourne. She met her husband Audran during World War II and came to Canada in 1947. Audran and Joan first resided in Milk River and Cardston, and later moved to Rocky Mountain House in 1950. They moved to Nordegg in 1965, where Joan was employed by the Rocky Mountain House School Division and later for the Alberta Forestry Service until she retired in 1986. Audran and Joan relocated to High River in 1990 where she resided until her passing. Joan was active in the community, where she volunteered at the High River Hospital Auxiliary for twenty years and was a member of the local Seniors Friendship Centre. Joan is survived by four children, Wendy (Roy) Sterling of Spruce Grove, Susan Rear of High River, Pat (Linda) Leavitt of Rocky Mountain House, and Paul (Irene) Leavitt, of High River, along with fourteen grandchildren, twenty three great-grandchildren, one nephew, two cousins and their families. Joan was predeceased by her husband Audran in 1995, father Henry in 1925, brother Pat in 1954, mother Dorothy in 1971, grandson Jordan in 2001, and son in law Kevin Rear in 2014. A Memorial Service was held at the Highwood Golf and Country Club on Thursday, January 21st, 2016. In lieu of flowers it was Joan’s wish that donations be made to the High River Hospital Auxiliary (560 – 9th Ave. SW, High River, Ab, T1V 1B3). To send condolences and view Joan’s Tribute Page please visit www.lylereeves.com. Caring for the family is Lyle Reeves Funerals of High River (403.652.4242).
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