Leonard Adam “Len” Zywina
ZYWINA: Leonard Adam Zywina passed away peacefully on Friday, December 28, 2018 after leading a full life. He was predeceased by Violet May Zywina (nee Stone), his wife of 57 years. He is survived by his daughters Pat (Bruce Hawkins) of Ottawa and Kathy (widow of Mark Rodriguez) of San Antonio Texas. Len was born in Portage la Prairie moving to Brandon in his elementary school years. He married Vi and raised their family in Brandon. Len worked hard throughout his life to support his family, including working at Simplot and as a 2nd Class Steam Engineer at Brandon University. He was very capable with his hands and built two houses in Brandon and the cabin at Clear Lake. Five-pin bowling was a favorite activity for many years. Len went on many fishing trips with Vi enjoying the waterways and nature of Manitoba. Together Vi and Len thoroughly enjoyed their retired life as snowbirds in Weslaco, Texas and at their home in Countryside Estates, Onanole, Manitoba.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church, 327 – 4th Street at a later date. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Leonard may be made to the charity of your choice.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Leonard Adam Len
Zywina 1930 2018..