Verland Grace Leonard (nee Tuckwell)

July 12, 1927 - May 25, 2018



 July 12, 1927 to April 25, 2018


Verl grew up in Norwood and attended Tache School, United College and Success Business College. She worked at Oldfield, Kirby and Gardner and then CN Rail and Kildonan East School.

Left to survive Verl are her husband Tom; son Gary (Huguette); granddaughter Jody (Rob) Rowan and their children Clayton, Olivia and Haley; grandson Joel (Liane Nault) and their children Avery and Taylor; sister Gloria Bronsdon; nephew Bill (Elaine Bronsdon) and niece Betty (Bernie) Hunter. She will also be missed by the Johnstone family in Victoria, BC, Barb (Ron), Brent (Lili), Susan and Linda. She was predeceased by parents William and Violet Tuckwell; brother Welland; and brother-in-law Herb Bronsdon.

As per Verl’s wishes, no formal service will be held.

Verl was a member of Calvary Temple Church for about 70 years. If you wish, donations in her memory can be made to Red Rock Bible Camp at Calvary Temple or a charity of your choice.

A special thanks to Dr. Ainslie Mihalchuk for her years of care and compassion for Verl; as well as to all the staff at River East Access.

Wojcik’s Funeral Chapels & Crematoriums,1020 Main Street, Winnipeg, 204.586.8668


This world is not my home, I’m just passing through

If heaven’s not my home, then Lord what will I do

The angels beckon me from heaven’s open door

And I can’t feel at home in this world anymore.

After the toil and the heat of the day, after my troubles are past,

After the sorrows are taken away, I shall see Jesus at last.

He will be waiting for me – Jesus so kind and true;

On His beautiful throne, He will welcome me home-

After the day is through.