On the late evening of Monday, September 1, 2014, Leone (Leo) Louis Siega passed away in the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook at the age of 87 years with his family by his side. Leo was born on August 20, 1927 in Kimberley to Galliano and Irene Siega.
Leo loved his motorbike and spent many enjoyable hours touring many places in the United States and Canada. He rode his bike right up to the summer of 2013. Leo also enjoyed his yard and looking after his lawn and even shovelling the snow off his lawn. He knew he needed the exercise and he always wanted to keep busy and keep moving. Leo and Grace were married on June 6, 1956 – they eloped in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho.
The family left to cherish Leo’s memory are his beloved wife, Grace; his children; Sandi Siega (Kevin McAuley) and John and his granddaughter, Aria. Leo also leaves behind his nephews; Steve (Kathleen) Diduck, Dan (Cindy) Diduck and Dave Diduck. He was predeceased by his sister, Barbara Diduck, brother-in-law Mike Diduck and one nephew Michael Diduck.
A private family graveside service has taken place in the Kimberley Cemetery. If friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Condolences may be left for the family at www.markmemorial.com.