Eric Liebrecht was born on April 17, 1939 in Yorkton SK. Eric passed away on December 18, 2019 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre. He was 80 years of age.
Eric was predeceased by his parents, Gotlieb and Elizabeth (nee Burchart) Liebrecht and his brother Eddy. Eric grew up in the Rhein district where he loved to go visit his relatives and help on the farm. Eric was employed at Weber Homes as an equipment operator. Eric met Dorothy Budzinsky at the Silver Grill Café in Yorkton. They dated for a few years then married on May 4, 1962 in Rhein, SK. They resided in Rhein and were blessed with 3 children, Pat, Sharon and Kelly. Eric was a Christian man that loved to go to church on Sunday's and meet with the Lord and friends. He was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. This is where he found his passion playing pool with friends. He went on to play in pool tournaments and took home awards and trophies. Eric was a very loving father, grandfather, brother and friend. He leaves to mourn his passing his son's Pat and Kelly, his daughter Sharon, Pat's children: Charrissa (Jeremy), Jason, Christian, Chance & Trysta; Kelly's children: Brandon & Nathan; Sharon's children: Kris (Chelsea), Jon (Megan), Ty (Maryna), Shelby (Ben), Kelsey (Zach) and Tanner; great grandchildren Dakota, Dallas, Kamryn, Zachary Maykala, Maddy, Austin, Liam and many other relatives and friends. Eric will be deeply missed. Love you Dad and Grandpa. Until we meet again! The funeral service was held on Friday, December 27th 2019 from the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Ray Yost officiating. Organist, Amanda Buhler led in the hymns 'Precious Lord, Take My Hand', 'Blessed Assurance', and 'How Great Thou Art'. The interment followed in the Garden of Gethsemane. Condolences can be sent to baileysfuneralhome.com