Thursday, May 28th
Naicam Cemetery, Naicam SK
Leslie Formo was born in 1921, in a little Hoffman House three or four miles out of Naicam. They lived here until his mother and father got their homestead a year after. They built a little bigger home out of logs, which they squared by hand. Leslie went to school in Brightside. He quit school in grade seven to help work on the farm. He worked odd jobs in the winter, and during the summer, he helped with seeding and harvest. He continued doing this until his father passed away in 1955. After his father had passed away, he continued farming with his mother until 1956.He then met his future wife, Violet, and moved to Flin Flon. The farm was then rented out to Bill Hagen for 3-4 years. He then returned to the farm for the summers and went back to Flin Flon for the winters, where he worked for the town. In 1956, he returned to the farm with his wife Violet. During the winter he worked on building cupboards and picture frames. They moved to Naicam in the early 80s. They lived in their home until 2013 and then Leslie moved to Churchview, where he resided until he passed away. He enjoyed coffee, cookies, driving his car and close family.He was predeceased by his parents; wife Violet; brothers, Russell, Edward and sister Iola; grandchildren, Harold, Lawrence and Brenadette Wells, Robert and Rena McKenzie; and great, great-grandchild Bernadette Hayes. He leaves to cherish his memory his siblings, Gordon, Elmer, Violet and Gladys; step-daughters, Deloris (Leo) Chenier, Alta (Alex) Graham and Carolyn (John ) Genaille; grandchildren, Shannon (Ian) Barnes, Valerie Wells, Lynette Wells, Jim Livingstone, Leonard (Connie) McKenzie and Lori (Roger) Armstrong; great-grandchildren, Kyle and Laurie Barnes, Tara Wells, Jamie Wells, Nicole and William Hardy, Mitchell and Alexa Livingstone, Dustin McKenzie, Amber (Ryan) Weber, Victoria (Leon Custer) Armstrong and Samantha Armstrong; great, great-grandchildren, Payten and Keirsten Eisings and Liam Weber; along with many nieces and nephews.