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Jane Leenstra

October 5, 1950 ~ March 10, 2019 (age 68)

Jane Leenstra of Walden, NY, departed to her heavenly home on Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Middletown, NY. She was 68. Her devotion to family and her firm belief in God supported her in her battle with cancer and ultimately gave her peace.

Jane married her best friend Bouwe on November 1, 1969. They were married for 50 years. They were blessed with a large, loving family. Jane loved to spend time with her six beloved grandchildren.  She loved traveling and especially camping with her family and friends. Her smile and friendly personality lit up the room. She will be greatly missed.

The daughter of Audrey Wagner Ryan and the late Robert Ryan, she was born October 05, 1950 in Newton, New Jersey.

Jane worked as a nurse's aide for 30 years at East Coldenham Elementary School. She was a longtime member of Goshen Christian Reformed Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher for many years. 

Survivors include her husband Bouwe Leenstra at home, Son Rob Leenstra & Ruth of Ohio, Son Steve Leenstra of Walden, Daughter Stefanie Migliore & Philip of Montgomery, 6 Grandchildren Reese, Jackson, Jude, Emmy, Devin, Caleb, Mother Audrey Wagner of Montgomery, Sister Joan Webb of Tennessee, Aunt Gloria Beemer of Wallkill, Nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Visitation will be Friday, March 15, 2019 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Millspaugh Funeral Home, 22 Bank St., Walden, NY 12586.

A funeral service will take place Saturday, March 16, 2019, 11:00 A.M. at Goshen Christian Reformed Church/School, 2440 State Route 17A, Goshen, NY. Pastor Sam Sutter will officiate.

Burial will be in Wallkill Valley Cemetery in Walden, NY.

Donations may be made to:

Goshen Christian Reformed Church
2440 State Route 17A, Goshen NY 10924

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