Severin, Joan

April 17, 1946 — June 2, 2014


Elizabeth Joan Leinweber was born on April 17, 1946 in Calgary, AB, to parents Elizabeth and William Leinweber.  Joan passed away on June 2, 2014, at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, AB, at the age of 68 years.

Joan is survived by her loving family: husband Dave Severin of Donalda; daughters Sherri (Randy) Yaremchuk of Coronation and Brenda (Shel) Vert-Fisher of Donalda; son Dwayne (Jenny) Vert of Carlisle, Sask.; stepdaughters Lori (Stephen) Schwenk of Coronation and Barb (Martin) Hunt of Millers Lake; stepsons: Michael Severin of Edmonton, Bruce Severin of Coronation and Mark (Jeannie) Severin of Erskine; numerous beloved grandchildren; brothers Jim Leinweber and Kenny Leinweber; other family members and many dear friends.

Joan was predeceased by her daughter Brenda Jean Vert, father William, mother Elizabeth and sister Diane.

A celebration of Joan’s life was held on Monday, June 9, 2014, at the Donalda Community Hall, Donalda, AB, with Bob Derval as leader of ceremonies.  Joan was laid to rest at the Donalda Cemetery. Donations in memory are gratefully accepted to Alberta Diabetes Foundation or The War Amps, c/o Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium, who were entrusted with the care and arrangements. To send or view condolences to the family, please visit



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