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Leonard Beer

September 4, 1939 — January 19, 2022

The funeral service will be live streamed on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 11:00 am, please click to register and view the service.

Peacefully on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, Leonard Beer passed away at Douglas Campbell Lodge, Portage la Prairie, MB at the age of 82 years.

Leonard was born on September 4, 1939 in Morden, Manitoba to the late George Leonard Beer and the late Cora May (nee Potter) Beer.  He was raised on a farm southeast of Darlingford, Manitoba and went to school at the Pearce School a mile from where they lived.  Leonard farmed with his dad until his dad’s passing and then he continued to work with his brothers.  He met and married Frieda on September 12, 1964 and as the saying goes “the rest is history”.  Leonard accepted Christ as his Lord and Savor and then was baptized into Christ on June 18, 1967.

He was predeceased by his grandparents, parents, three sisters and one brother.  He leaves to mourn his loving wife Frieda (nee Grossman) Beer of Elie; children Donald (Sharon) Beer of Winnipeg, Janet Sawatzky of Winkler, Jo-Ann (Arthur) Turner of Macdonald and Eldon (Bev) Beer of Beausejour; his 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; one brother; along with many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

A private funeral service will take place with burial to follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.  The funeral service will be livestreamed, please click here to register

As expressions of sympathy, if friends so wish, donations may be made in Leonard’s memory to Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 1379 Kenaston Boulevard Winnipeg, MB R3P 2T5.

A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Leonard Beer, please visit our flower store.

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