It is with great sadness the family of Paul Lessard announce his passing at the Villa Pascal on Friday, August 13, 2021 at the age of 89 years.
Our Dad was born, and raised on the family farm south of Delmas. As a young man he worked for the local farmers, and for Ducks Unlimited. He married our Mom Jean Cooper on July 4, 1957. He went to work in Saskatoon for a company named Rans Construction, until Pyramid Mobile Homes opened in North Battleford, where he was in charge of the plumbing. In the early 70's, he bought land south of Delmas, and a quarter section in the Eight Mile Lake District. This is where Mom, and Dad would eventually build a home, and move to in 1976. He grained farmed, and raised cattle, and pigs. It was something he had always wanted to do. He was a councillor for the R.M. of Battle River for twenty years. He also sat on numerous boards during this time including the Manoir Marchildon, and the Villa Pascal. He worked maintenance for the Villa Pascal for eight years until he retired at age 65. His son Louie took over his position till present.
He will be forever in our hearts.
Left to cherish Paul's memory are his loving family: Son, Lawrence (Audrey) and their children: Amy (Chris) Finch (David, Serah & Michael) and Anthony (Jessica); Son, Michael (Shannon) and their children: Courtenay (Sven) and Dominique; Daughter, Margaret (Victor) Pallister and their children: Tracy (Gord) and Mark (Adrienne); Son, Louie (Dawn) and their children: Krista (John) Mulberry (J.J. and Ariya) and Ryley (Breanne); Sisters: Lena and Aline (Henri); Brother, Robert (Donna).
Paul was predeceased by his wife, Jean; infant son, Anthony; his parents: Wilbrod and Simone; father and mother-in-law, George and Albina Cooper; brother, Maurice Lessard; sisters: Jeanette Webb and Laurette Dupuis; brothers-in-law: Hildege Dupuis, Charlie Webb, Robert Lacoursiere, Rene, Ed, Vic, Lorne and Ivan Cooper; sisters-in-law: Rita, Charlotte, Lenore & Barbara Cooper; nephew, Alan Cooper, niece, Debbie Cooper; and family friend, Fred Cave.
A private family interment will take place at Battleford Cemetery with Father Gerard Cooper. Honorary Pallbearers are all Paul's grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Villa Pascal 1301 — 113th Street North Battleford, SK S9A 3K1.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Trevor Watts at Eternal Memories Funeral Service &Crematorium.
Card of Thanks
We would like to thank all of the staff at Villa Pascal who went above and beyond taking care of our dad. We are forever grateful. And a thank you to Gilbert Michaud who always had time to stop and have a visit with him.
To send flowers to Paul's family, please visit our floral store.