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Eugenia Leiman (Nee Kopp) (A.K.A. Jennie/Janice)

August 2, 1929 — July 25, 2021

August 2, 1929 ~ July 25, 2021

It is with broken hearts we announce the sudden passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Eugenia Leiman, who passed away at the Selkirk Hospital on July 25, 2021 at the age of 91, a week shy of turning ‘92’.

She was predeceased by her husband George (1995), parents Frederick and Martha Kopp, brother Arnold, brothers-in-law Jacob (Elsie), Fred (Gladys), Henry (Lil), Arnold Sedo, and sisters-in-law Kay, Marjorie (Eugene), Anne (Jack) and Mel (Norm).

She is survived by children Barry, David (Maria), Donna (Eugene), grandchildren Kristina (Sam), Tyler, Alexandra, Adam and great-granddaughters Isla and Quinn.  She is also survived by sister Lucy Sedo, brothers Arthur (Adeline), Garry (Pat) and brother-in-law William (Bonnie) Leiman, along with many nieces and nephews.

Mom immigrated with her family from Poland to Canada in 1938.  They ended up settling in the Lydiatt area near Beausejour.  Mom and dad were married November 22, 1952.  They then took over the family homestead in Tyndall.  This is where mom resided until her passing.  Mom was a homemaker and farm wife which meant a lot of hard work for her.  Her passions in life were taking care of family, cooking and baking and in the summer her huge garden and flower beds.  Mom was a generous person always making sure anyone who came over to visit never left hungry.  She also shared with us, excess garden produce and lots of food/baking in ‘care’ packages.

Eugenia also had a strong Christian faith in the Lord and love of God which sustained her throughout her life, especially during challenging times.

The family would like to thank the homecare staff that came to care for our mom over the last few months.  It was very much appreciated.

A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Sobering Funeral Chapel, 1035 Park Avenue East, Beausejour, MB with interment in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Beausejour, MB.  The family welcomes you to be a part of the service and interment, in the parking lots of Sobering Funeral Chapel and Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, by tuning your radio to 98.1 FM.  Please follow COVID restrictions and remain in your vehicles.  There will be an opportunity to sign the guest register and acknowledge the family from your vehicle.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Zion Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.

“Mom, you will be missed dearly – until we meet again”

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