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Our Curmudgeon Will Be Missed

Web posted on July 07, 2017

It is with great sadness that The Fountain Pen writes of the passing a long time friend and columnist. Les Enekes passed away suddenly on June 24, 2017.

ENEKES, Leslie Wilson (Les) - Of Guelph, passed away suddenly at on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the age of 66. Dear cousin of Janos (Catherine) Janossy and Andras Janosi. Loved and cherished friend of Jill Hefkey, Tanya Martin, JR Greer, and Darlene Blaskievich. Predeceased by his parents Laszlo Enekes and Ilona Janossy. Les will be sadly missed by many friends and family in Canada, Hungary and the United States.

Les loved aviation, especially being involved with the air shows. He was a long time employee of the Upper Grand District School Board in the IT Department. He was also an avid photographer, a lover of garage sales and auctions, and he volunteered with the Special Olympics. He also wrote the "Curmudgeon's View" column for the Fountain Pen. Les was a private and unselfish man, who always had time to listen.

Friends will be received at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph on Thursday, July 6, 2017 from 10-11 a.m. Memorial service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre.

Memorial contributions to the Golden Retriever Rescue or the Special Olympics would be appreciated.

A tree will be planted in memory of Leslie W. Enekes in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm.

A Curmudgeon's View

By Les Enekes

Past Columns
A Curmudgeon's View - The First!
a curmudgeon's view - final election thoughts
a bit more of an introduction and a free plug
book sale and shopping
election post mortem
lest we forget
more terrorism
new year's resolutions, predictions, and comments
new year, winter, travel and a bridge
our refugee crisis
a great disturbance in the force
a little bit about a lot of things
groundhog day, la loche shootings, no more printed mercury
our cf-18s: a different perspective
how to destroy movies? Use cgi and shake the camera
flying, then and now
time traveling
garage sale season is here
garage sales part two
two budgets, a dinner, terror and other stuff
swearing in and cussing out
Road Diets and Other Atrocities
Desperately Seeking Party Leaders
Angry Birds and Other Stuff
Different Sandbox, More Bad Behaviour: Adult Supervision Required
All Sorts of Soap Operas From Politics To Missing Rodents
From Queen's Park To Orlando
Canada Day Celebrations and Fireworks
No Summer Reruns On The Curmudgeon Channel
Trucks, Pickup and Wannabe
Ghosts of Columns Past
Hilary or Donald, Aaaagrh
Electoral Reform Part One
Terror and Waste
The Old Limping Games
If You Use The Roads You Must Pay
Election Reform Part Two
Another Fine Mess and Varmint (four legged) Problems
Election Reform Part Three
Climate Change the Great Debate>
The Changing Seasons
Disproportional Misrepresentation
Book Sale, Water, and Team Names
Support Our Regional Airport
Time Travel: The Sequel
Retail Insanity and Rips Offs Part One
Silly Urban Vehicles
Another Surprise Vote Result?
My Annual Christmas Rant
Some Comments on Recent Events
Retail Madness Part Two
The Second Annual Lumpy Awards
Year End Stuff
Decisions, Decisions
Road Distractions, Winter, and Impaired Driving
Busy Days, Shuffles, and Whining
A Crude Subject In Many Ways
Groundhog Day
News Bits and Bites
Movie Magic No More
Bridge Closing and March News
Fake News
More Crude Thoughts
Unreality Television
Garage Sale Season Is Here
April Events and Other Thoughts
Travel Ads and Tourist Scams
TV or Not TV, That is The Question
Flying the Unfriendly Skies
May The Fourth Be With You and Other Thoughts
Mr Wonderful and Other Thoughts
More Thoughts on Flying, Past and Present
Retail Madness Part Three
Bafflegab and Magicspeak
June Daze Political Daze and Some News
Naming Rights, Sponsorships And Sports
Our Bundled Universe
The Ultimate Conspiracy Theory

Other Stories of Interest

The Ultimate Conspiracy Theory
( June 22, 2017 )

Our Bundled Universe
( June 15, 2017 )

Naming Rights, Sponsorship and Sports
( June 08, 2017 )

June Daze Political Daze and Some News
( June 05, 2017 )