Landscapes 12

Frances Jean (Leskosek) Makin

September 7, 1932 ~ November 3, 2021 (age 89)


   It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Frances Makin on November 3, 2021 at Linder View Assisted Living, Taber, AB.  She was 89 years of age.

   Frances was born in Frank, AB on September 7, 1932 to loving parents, Edward and Ethel Leskosek.  She grew up to be a lovely, kind young woman who won the heart of Dennis Makin.  The happy couple married in November 1954 and went on the be blessed with three children and a lifetime of wonderful memories.

   Frances was an amazing wife, mother and grandmother.  When she wasn’t busy taking care of her family, she enjoyed gardening, going for walks, swimming, skating, and was often found whistling a happy tune.  She was also a great cook and liked spending time in nature while camping and fly-fishing.  Frances also looked forward to holidays in Hawaii.  Frances lived a full life and she will be remembered always with love and respect.

   Left to mourn her passing and celebrate her life is her son, Edward (Joanne) Makin; her daughter, Cynthia Carpenter; her daughter-in-law, Shauna; her grandchildren, Darin, Ryan, Kristin, Rikki, Keyley, Sean, Shayne, Thea (Jason) and Evert; her great-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Emma; as well as her extended family and many friends.

   She was predeceased by her husband, Dennis Makin; her parents, Edward and Ethel Leskosek; her son, Thomas Makin; and her sister, Myrna (Ivan) Hood.

   With respect for Frances’ wishes, no funeral service will be held.  Condolences may be registered at

Fantin’s Funeral Chapel entrusted with the arrangements. (403) 562-8555

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Frances Jean (Leskosek) Makin, please visit our floral store.

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Frances

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Fantin's Funeral Chapel

Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree


No services to be held

© 2022 Fantin's Funeral Chapel. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility