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Segboer, Florence Leah

Dec. 17, 1922 — Oct. 31, 2019M/h4>

Florence Leah Segboer of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Jacob Segboer, passed away peacefully in the early hours of Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at the age of 96 years.
Leah is survived by her daughter Marie (Jim) Butler; sons Gary (Myrna) Segboer and Rick (Tracy) Segboer; 17 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; daughters-in-law JoAnne Segboer and Mary Anne Segboer; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families.
Besides her loving husband, Leah was predeceased by her brothers Dave and Charlie, sisters Trudy and Marion and sons Clarence and Bruce.
Leah was born in Fort Macleod on Dec. 17, 1922, to Adam and Florence Burbidge. Leah was the middle child of five. She attended school at Ardenville where they travelled by horse and buggy.
Leah married the love of her life, Jake, on March 6, 1943. They started farming in 1946 and lived on the farm for 58 years. She belonged to the South Macleod Community Beavers Club for over 50 years. She loved her crafts and never missed out on a good game of cards. Jake and Leah looked forward to winters down south where they met many new friends. In later years they belonged to the Good Sam’s Club.
They moved to The View in 2006. Her last few years were spent at Fairmont Extendicare. 
The family would like to thank Fairmont Extendicare for their care and love for Leah.
We will miss you Mom, especially your boisterous laugh.
A funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday Nov. 5, 2019, at Trinity United Church, 220 20th St., Fort Macleod, with Rev. Aldeen McKay officiating. Interment followed in Union Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 1302 Fourth Ave. S., Lethbridge, T1J 2C9, or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, T2E 9Z9.
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