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 Omer M Lebert

Omer M Lebert

Birth
Tilbury, Chatham-Kent Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Death 20 Mar 2009 (aged 78)
Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 62712151 · View Source
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Omer M. Lebert, 78, of Wakonda, SD died Friday, March 20, 2009 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, following complications of heart surgery.

Funeral services will be 2:00pm Wednesday, March 25th, 2009 at Bethel Baptist Church in Wakonda.

Visitation will be from 7 to 9:00pm Tuesday, March 24th, at the Hansen Funeral Home in Irene.

Omer was born in Tilbury, North Ontario Canada on September 14, 1930 to Leo and Alma Trembley Lebert. He loved his adopted country and his home in Wakonda, SD. Omer worked with cars most of his life. At the age of 18 he began painting cars for Ford and Chrysler Motor Companies in Canada until the age of 30 years. He then moved to Los Angeles, CA where he was employed as a painter for Brown Brothers Auto Body in Beverly Hills, painting cars for the stars. He worked with Brown Brothers until 45 years of age. He then moved back to Windsor, Ontario Canada and continued painting until the age of 60 years, when he retired from painting and moved to Wakonda. He was employed at the Sundown Lounge as a bartender for several years. Omer then stayed at home and cared for his young grandson Lucas for nearly a year. He was later employed by Derby's One Stop and TJ's Corner Store for several years. He never new a stranger, everyone was his friend. He will be sadly missed by all who new him.

Survivors include wife Ada of Wakonda, grandson Lucas Gravel of Wakonda, daughter Traci Gravel of Pahrump, NV, Marci Seams of Winneconne, WI, sisters; Lena Tonkin of Tecumseh, Ontario Canada, Agnes Mcann and Alice Lebert both of Windsor, Ontario Canada, also brothers; Edger of Tilbury, Ontario Canada and Albert of Orlando, FL.


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  • Created by: Marilyn
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62712151
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Omer M Lebert (14 Sep 1930–20 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62712151, ; Maintained by Marilyn (contributor 47077044) Unknown.