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Rene Le Brasseur

September 19, 1942 ~ March 24, 2020 (age 77)


Rene LeBrasseur

Sept 19th 1942 - March 24 2020 Age 77


It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Rene

Born in Val-Dor Quebec son to Joseph LeBrasseur (Predeceased 1977) and Rollande (nee Lafond)   (Predeceased 2006)

Brother to Gerard (Predeceased 2017) (Cecile), Simone, Gilbert, Claude, Alain

Life and Business Partner to Donna Hohle

Former husband to Madeleine LeBrasseur

Loving Father to Marlene, Jose (Terry), Vicky (Randy Predeceased), Lynn (Tony)

Loving Step Father to Jane (Gerard), Tisha (Mike)

Loving Grandfather to Stefan (Shauna), Kaitlynn (Lyndon), Kayla (Jesse), Jessica, Kyle (Kelsey), Kori, Kevin, Luke (Damon), Jonah (Jocelyn), Justin, Melissa, Brianne,

Loving Step Grandfather to Christopher (Dominique), Jesse, Kelsey (Owynn), Cassidy, Kevin, Tori

Loving Great Grandfather to Kennedy, Kadie, Eli.


Rene was hard working, meticulous with a high standard for every project he undertook.  He was a mechanic, pilot, aircraft maintenance engineer and entrepreneur.  He was a hunter and a fisherman who enjoyed to travel but always happy to return home.


Home for a majority of years was Leaf Rapids Manitoba along the banks of the Churchill River where they operated R n D Aviation Ltd.  We have many memories of family, friends and customers sharing the adventures in the north.


In 2004 at age 61 Rene was a double lung transplant recipient.  The odds were against him surviving even a few hours but for his stubbornness which gave him 15 plus more years! 


Retired in The Pas Manitoba since Oct 2008 he found peace in the Carrot River Valley.


A sincere thank you to all those who were involved in his care over the years as there have been many challenges.


As per Rene's wishes there will be no formal celebration of life.  Instead consider becoming an organ donor and save lives.

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