HORVEY – LEVERN

Posted: May 4th, 2018

HORVEY – Levern, 67, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon, surrounded by his family.  He was born January 8, 1951 in Cabri, SK to Lloyd and Mabel (Marken) Horvey. Raised on the family farm with his sister Judy (Purdy), he went on to achieve his Bachelors Degree in Agriculture in Crop Science from the University of Saskatchewan in 1973, and proceeded to work for the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool. He married the love of his life, Norma Webb, on May 4, 1974. He took over the family farming operation in 1978 and succeeded as a passionate farmer. Together with Norma, he lovingly raised 4 children: Jennifer (Switzer), Erin, Amy, and Loel.  Throughout his amazing life, Levern had many passions.  He was an active member of the community through his involvement with the Pioneer Co-op, the Cabri Brass band, and the Scandia Lutheran Church.  He was an accomplished musician, playing multiple instruments, a passion he passed on to his children.  Along with Norma, Levern took to traveling the world, from the Florida area for baseball spring training, to the beaches of Maui, from Europe to the small island of New Zealand. Most recently, Levern became an accomplished potter and worked alongside Norma when he wasn’t busy running the farm business, or actively caring for his 5 grandchildren (and grand-dogs).  Please join us in celebrating the life of this wonderful, caring husband, father, brother, friend, and member of the community.  A gathering will be held at the Cabri Legion Hall on Saturday, May 5 at 3:30pm and all are welcome to come to share in the celebration. For further information or to sign the family book of condolence, visit www.parksidefuneralhome.com.  Arrangements in care of Parkside Memorial Funeral Home – Ryan Cappelle.


16 Condolences to “HORVEY – LEVERN”

  1. Crissy McPherson (Hadden) says:

    As farming neighbors we have known each other like family for many years. I send my deepest regards and heart felt prayers are being sent for Norma and the children and for Laverne as he enters eternal peace. The pottery I have that has been hand crafted by Laverne holds a special meaning in his legacy now!

  2. Bev MacLaurin says:

    This is such sad news …please accept my deepest sympathies Norma, Jenn, Erin, Amy and Loel. Levern was always such a community guy his absence will be felt. To all of you, please find comfort in each other, your friends and all the wonderful memories you made as a family.
    I am unable to attend his celebration on Saturday but I will be thinking of you.

  3. Shirley Dafoe says:

    I will always cherish fond memories of Levern; he was a very talented person, easy going, very knowledgeable and very caring. We are so sorry for your loss Norma, Jenn, Erin, Amy and Loel and family. In our prayers.

  4. Woody & Vern Lynds says:

    Our most heartfelt condolences to Jen,Glenn Ty & Jody in the passing of Levern. from Woody and Vern Lynds, Moose Jaw Sask

  5. Don & Jane Petersen says:

    Our deepest sympathy Norma & family.

  6. Don Thomson says:

    To the Horvey Family; My sincere and heartfelt sympathy. Lavern was always up for a visit. I enjoyed his company.

  7. Sheila Wiebe says:

    My deepest sympathy to Norma and her family. I learnt to know Lavern through band trips and music festivals and always enjoyed visiting with him and Norma.

  8. Dave & Kay Snider says:

    Norma &Family ;Was sad to here of Levern’s passing. He will be greatly missed here on Maui. We all looked forward to his yearly visits, as much as he loved coming here. Will think of Levern when I hear the Uke played. We feel blessed for the short time we were able to get to know him, and Honored to have called him Friend.

  9. Dave & Kay Snider says:

    Norma & Family: Was so sorry for your loss. Levern will be greatly missed here on Maui. But he will be remembered in all the little things he left with us. His stories, his gifts, and his friendship.

  10. Marie-Ann MacIsaac says:

    Our sincere sympathy to the family in tge passing of Leverne.
    Joe and Marie-Ann MacIsaac

  11. Marie-Ann MacIsaac says:

    Our sincere sympathy to the family on the passing of Leverne.
    Joe and Marie-Ann MacIsaac

  12. John and Michelle Roach and family says:

    Our deepest sympathy to you Norma and all your family! So sorry to hear of your loss! Thinking of all of you in our thoughts and prayers! We know Lavern was a wonderful husband,father and grandfather and will be deeply missed.

  13. Lyle and Darla Baldwin says:

    with our deepest sympathy to you and your family thinking of all of you at this difficult time. Lyle and Darla Baldwin

  14. Ervin and Bernice Anderson says:

    Our deepest sympathy to you all at this sad time. May the beautiful memories bring you some comfort in the difficult days ahead.

  15. Brian Mouland-Gull Lake says:

    Norma and family- you are in my thoughts and prayers

  16. Christian Gagnon says:

    From Montreal, my deepest sympathy to Amy, Isaac, Samuel and all the family.

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