Matthew Legrand

Passed Away October 13, 2021
October 16, 2021 16 Condolences Print Obituary

It is with heavy hearts that the family announce the passing of Matthew Legrand on October 13, 2021 at the age of 36 years.

He leaves to mourn his loss, his spouse Rachel, children; Brody and Aria as well as his parents Greg and Yvonne, his sister Jenn and brother Nate. He also leaves nieces; Madi and Kyrah, grandparents Ken Legrand and Margaret Lansink, his mother-in-law Tracey, father-in-law Howard and sisters-in-law; Rebekah, Kaleigh, Bethany, Naomi and their children; Sage and Willow.

He will also be remembered by his grandparents Robert and Emily Young, and Martin & Gillian Lines.

He was predecased by his grandparents; Flora Legrand and Henry Lansink.

Matthew loved time with family at the family lake lot, he was an avid golfer and fisherman. He was an amazing father to his children and a devoted spouse and son. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Celebration of Matt's Life
2:00PM October 22, 2021
Al Shamal Shriner's Hall
14511-142 Street in Edmonton, AB

Memorial Donations may be made in Matt's name  to the Cross Cancer Institute

Covid rules will apply, proof of vaccination or a negative rapid test will be required.

  1. We wish time spent with those we love could last forever. Heartfelt sympathy from our family and know our thoughts are with you.

  2. Yvonne and Greg and family. We have watched Matt grow from a baby into a wonderful young man, husband, father, son. It breaks our heart to see him go so young but heaven gained a bright star and may his light shine on you through the coming years. If there is anything we can do please call. Love you guys.

  3. My condolences to the family
    I am so sorry for your loss
    Gone too soon

  4. Our sincere condolences to the Young and Legrand families with this shocking and horrific news. It’s impossible to fathom the pain and sadness this has caused. Matthew was such a great person and his passing was far too soon. We certainly will miss him.

    With much love,
    John, Irena, Morgan & Liam

  5. So many wonderful memories growing up with Matthew as a kid: catching fish out at Mistohay Lake, playing endless games outside at our acreage, tearing up the place while visiting at their place having Nerf wars in the basement. It is very difficult for myself and our family to come to terms with him passing. The pain and loss you must be feeling now only being described as immeasurable.

    Greg & Yvonne and the entire family – know that our hearts and deepest sympathies are with you all.

    With all our love,
    Andy, Erika & Everett

  6. We would like to pass along our deepest sympathy and condolences!! We spent some time with Matt at the family reunion back in 2017. We got to know him and he was sure an amazing guy!! You could tell he loved his family very much!! My heart is breaking for you all I can’t even begin to imagine what you must be going through!! Please find peace in knowing that he’s not suffering anymore. He will always be looking down on his family and being their guardian angel!!

  7. We are deeply saddened by your loss. Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Hopefully time will lessen some of your pain. Thinking of you all during this hardship.

  8. You life was a blessing, your memory a treasure , you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure .

    I will never forget any lessons you have every taught me you truly were one of a kind and a brother to me you will never be forgotten.

    Love my whole family of the Legrand’s always with you !

  9. Yvonne, Greg, Nate, Jenn, Mady, Kyrah
    Rachel, Brody & Aria
    Please know our hearts are broken with yours. Matt was a great husband, dad, son, brother, uncle and friend. He will be missed dearly. We are here for each of you as a group or individually for whatever you need. Matt you are free of pain, may you Rest In Peace. 💔
    Denise & Don

  10. To all the LeGrand Family – I am so very sorry for your loss. For every single one of you, please know that Matt is at peace and no longer in pain. May God bless you all. Love you.

  11. Yvonne, Greg & family….
    We are so saddened by the news of Matthew’s passing…. There just are no words…
    Our deepest condolences to all of you. May he rest in peace.
    Uncle Steve, Auntie Marianne and the Kowalyshyn family

  12. To the LeGrand and Young families,
    Our hearts are so saddened from the news of Matt’s passing. He was taken far too young, and had so much life still to experience. We cannot comprehend the pain and loss you are all feeling. He was a wonderful father, son, brother, nephew, cousin and all around guy. His memories will live on through all of you❤️
    Love The Thiessen’s.

  13. To all the LeGrand Family – I am deeply sorry for your loss. My words cannot fully express the sorrow I feel after learning about the death of your beloved Matt. Rest in Peace Matt and you will be missed for for sure. My prayers with you all and his family. God Bless you All.

  14. To the Legrand families,
    Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time. As Matthew’s Grade 6 teacher, I remember him fondly as a kind helpful young man, who had a great sense of humour and a warm, friendly smile. I saw those same qualities, as Brody’s Grade 1 teacher. My deepest sympathy to all of you, for the loss of your son, husband, brother, dad and uncle.
    Take care of yourselves and each other.

  15. To the Legrand and Young families- my sincerest condolences to your families for your loss. I can’t begin to understand the heartache you are going through. Please know I am praying for you!

  16. To the Legrand & Young family. Our hearts go out to you all. Such a great loss to the family & still can’t believe it. We are so very sorry & cannot imagine the pain you all are feeling. We love you & are heartbroken for you all.

    You are all in our thoughts & prayers.

    Love you all very, very much xoxoxo.

    Lisa & Sean Blair

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