Alex Leslie Stewart, beloved husband of the late Laurena May Lowry passed away on October 31, 2018 at the age of 87.
Dad was born on the family homestead at Glenavon, Saskatchewan on December 19th, 1930 to Fern (Larrett) and Thomas Stewart. One of eleven children born into a loving and close-knit family, Dad was affectionately called Ike by his Mother and spent his childhood in his Father’s shadow.
In 1938 the family relocated to Kinloss, Ontario during the Great Depression to be closer to other family members. Dad married Mom on April 9, 1955 and raised five daughters born within the first six years of marriage.
Mom always called Dad “Hun” or “Stew”.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory daughters Melanee (Lloyd), Laurena (Michael), Katherine (Danny), Leslie (Elmer), Cynthia. Grandchildren Christopher (Monica), Shawn (Karen), Kameron (Kim), Alexander (Tracy), Nicholas, Katie (Michael), Eliza (Cory), Amelia (Joel), Stewart, Jessica, Stephanie, Scott and Alana. Great Grandchildren Thalia, Laila, Maria, Tyler, Leo, Quinten, Stella, Lucy, Anika, Daxton, Lyla, Laila Lyn and Elizabeth. Siblings Mabel, Russell (Gloria), and Eva.
Dad is pre-deceased by his wife Laurena, loving parents Fern and Thomas, siblings Ila, John, Gerald, Harold, Ellen, Mildred, Ernest (Bud) and granddaughter Lisa.
Dad will be cremated and placed in the Kincardine, Ontario Cemetery once arrangements are completed.