Obituary of Leslie Jones
Leslie Jones “Ezzie” “Ezz”
January 3, 1948 ~ February 10, 2022
Peacefully Leslie passed away on February 10, 2022 in Nipawin, SK at the age of 74 years.
Leslie was born January 3, 1948 in Saskatoon, SK to Don and Norma Steve (Zaparaniuk) Jones. He was raised in saskatoon and completed his education there. Leslie worked in the Gold Mines in Greenland, Africa, Guatemala, B.C, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan. Over the years B.C, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba were called home. He loved spending time with his family and friends especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed baking and carpentry and was always doing some work on his house. Leslie always had a story to tell and could talk your ear off. He wanted to run a restaurant and always had ideas on how he would run it and the types of food he would serve. He would constantly try our recipes on his family and friends. Worked hard his entire life and was employed as an underground miner for most of his life. He also did caretaking at carmen court in Prince Albert.
Leslie is Survived by his children: Heidi Abbey-Der (Jason Der), David Jones (Charlene), Franklin Schloegel (Lisa), Rod Schloegel; grandchildren: Austin Fiddler (Mandy), Austin Abbey, Caleb Schloegel, Ryan Schloegel, Kacey Jones, Sumner Hodgson, Dacie Schloegel; great-grandchildren: Alizah and Issac; siblings: Dallas Forsburg, William Martins, Steve Zaparaniuk Jr; friends Kent Clark (Leslie).
Leslie is predeceased by: Don Jones, Norma and Steve Zaparaniuk.
Thank you to everyone who was a part of Leslie’s life and those who could make it to the service.
“Life is pleasant, Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome” - Isaac Asimov
Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at Gray’s Funeral Chapel, 575 28 Street West, Prince Albert, SK. Interment will be held at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.grays.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Gray's Funeral Chapel, (306) 922-4729.