August 31, 1945 – March 7, 2014
Leo, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014 at the age of 68 years.
Leo grew up and received his education in Estevan, Saskatchewan. He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a B.A. in 1966 and a B.ED. from the University of Regina in 1970. Leo’s teaching career began at the Estevan Collegiate Institute where he taught for two years. He, then, taught four years at the Radville Regional High School where he met his wife, Beverley. They later moved to Swift Current where Leo taught at Irwin Junior High School for six years and was Principal at St. Patrick’s Elementary School for another six years. In 1987, Leo, Bev, Paul, and Pamela moved to Saskatoon where Leo taught at Bishop James Mahoney High School until 2004, retiring after 35 years of teaching. Leo was involved with coaching football and baseball. His most fulfilling extra-curricular activity was being a staff advisor with Marshall Whelan for the Saskatoon Model United Nations.
Leo is survived by his beloved wife, Beverley Seipp; children, Paul Seipp of Calgary, AB and Pamela (Eric) Légère of Kingston, ON; grandchildren, Andrew, Charlotte, and Alexandra; his mother, Louise Seipp of Estevan; brothers, Greg (Rita) Seipp of Saskatoon, Robert (Carol) Seipp of Regina, Richard (Jackie) Seipp of Estevan, Michael (Glenda) Seipp of Helena, Montana, David Seipp of Estevan, and Tim (Lesa) Seipp of Estevan; sisters, Betty (Terry) Stone of North Battleford and Cathy (Dale) Reed of Regina; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Leo Sr. in 2011.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W. Calgary, AB), on Friday, March 14, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter’s Catholic Church (541 Silvergrove Drive N.W. Calgary, AB) on Saturday, March 15, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. A Graveside Service will be held at a later date at the Estevan Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre Calgary, The Multiple Sclerosis Society or Agapé Hospice in Calgary. A sincere thank you goes to Dr. Tam and his staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Center, the Palliative Home Care Nurses, and the staff at Agapé Hospice for their much appreciated efforts on Leo’s behalf.
In living memory of Leo Seipp, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. CALGARY, AB. Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.Print This Obituary & Condolences