Metro "Matt" Lesanko passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 in Regina, Saskatchewan. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 11:00am in the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Crystal Bailey officiating. The interment will follow in the Garden of St. Mark, Yorkton Memorial Gardens.
Metro was born on December 26, 1926 on the family farm near Calder, SK. After school, he started farming the homestead and then moved to working the mine at Esterhazy. After marrying, he moved his family to Calgary, where he built his career as a pipefitter. After retirement, he relocated to Regina, SK to be closer to family. Known as Matt, Metro was predeceased by his parents, John and Helen Lesanko, his brother Mike and his sister Mary. He was also predeceased by his wife Edna, and is survived by his son Wayne. He was a hard-working man who loved to hunt, fish, camp and tend his garden. He was a man of strong personal beliefs and convictions and knew that he has a place in heaven.