Leslie’s family is sad to announce his passing at the age of 92. Leslie was born to Steve and Suzie Nagy at the family farm near Otthon, SK. He was the oldest of five children.
From 1944-1946, Leslie went to work for his Uncle Valentine in Abbottsford, BC. He came home to help his family when his father passed away. In 1951, he was employed with Cartiage which later became Blaze Transport.
Leslie met Arvilla Helen Unyi and they united in marriage on November 10, 1956. Together they had three children.
In 1974, Leslie’s brother Albert took over Blaze Transport, renaming it Nodge Tansport, where Leslie worked until 1979. In 1980 he switched from being on the road to working for the Government Provincial Building SPMC for twelve years. He retired in June 1992.
In June of 2010, Leslie moved into the Yorkton and District Nursing Home, where he resided until his passing.
Leslie was predeceased by his father Steve in 1946, his mother Suzie in 1957, his sister Esther in 2001, brothers Fred in 1968 and Ron in 2010, brothers-in-law Elmer (2001), Edwin (2003) and Nick (2012), and sisters-in-law Florence (1998) and Alice (2019).
He leaves to mourn and cherish his memory his wife of 62 years, Arvilla, his sons Rick (Shirley) and Perry (Brenda) and his daughter Tammy, his brother Albert, and sisters-in-law Esther and Sharon. Leslie was blessed with five grandchildren and six great grandchildren Kevin (Chrissy) and son Graham, Rein (Alyssa) and children Ryder and Nixon, Micheal (Caitlin) and daughter Harper, Kyle (Kayla) and children Bryson and Adalynn, Karla (Robert), as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Leslie Nagy of Yorkton passed away January 1, 2019 at the age of 92 .
A Funeral Service will be held for Leslie on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm from the Christie's Funeral Home and Crematorium in Yorkton with Jen Dresser officiating.
Interment will follow in the Yorkton City Cemetery.
Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Leslie may be made to the Yorkton and District Nursing Home.
The Health Foundation
41 Betts Ave, Yorkton SK S3N 1M1