Our family helping your family since 1908 - Generations of Excellence


Leslie M. Johnston



Peacefully, and surrounded by his family, Les passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2015 in St Albert, Alberta, at the age of 71.

Les will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 47 years, Ingrid; daughters: Tonya Sombach (Robb), and Bronwen Strembiski (Jonathan); grandchildren: Damon and Sebastien Strembiski, and Hana and Jackson Sombach; brother, Robin Johnston (Deidre); and sister, Pat Haley (Barry); as well as numerous relatives and friends.

Les was born and grew up in Durban, South Africa. With his wife, Ingrid, he emigrated to Canada in 1971 where he became an accomplished environmental engineer. Les loved the outdoors, especially hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing with family and friends in the Rockies. He was also an enthusiastic member of music, wine and gourmand groups. He will be sorely missed.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at Connelly-McKinley St Albert Funeral Home, 9 Muir Drive, St. Albert, Alberta.

Memorial donations may be given to the ALS Society of Alberta, 5418-97 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, T6B 1C2.

Special thanks to the staff at the University of Alberta ALS clinic for their care and support of Les.

In Loving Memory of
Leslie M. Johnston
Share |
 Print Funeral Details
Funeral Service:
Celebration of Life
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
2:30 PM
St. Albert Chapel
9 Muir Drive
St. Albert, AB
 View Map
Cremation has taken place
Click here to visit our own
on-site Floral and Gift Store

Send Thoughtful Gifts via our own Edmonton based Funeral Chapel Flower Store
Send Flowers via our own Edmonton based Funeral Chapel Flower Store
© Connelly-Mckinley Limited     Condolences | Flowers | Chapel Locations | Funeral Planning | Advance Planning | After The Funeral | About | Contact | Site Map | Intranet