Jane Valenzuela

Jane Valenzuela

Female 1937 - 2015  (78 years)

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  • Name Jane Valenzuela 
    Born 14 Jun 1937  Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Nov 2015 
    Buried Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Van Der Leest, Jane "Jennie"Jane "Jennie" (Valenzuela) Van Der Leest passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2015 surrounded by family, following a long courageous battle with liver cancer and related complications following a transplant.

      She was born in Miami, AZ on June 14, 1937 to the late Nicholas and Herminia H (Horta) Valenzuela. She grew up in Globe AZ where she gained her love of learning, the performing arts and sports. The oldest of five children, Jennie took on the role of being a mother figure to her four younger siblings as her mother worked long, tireless hours to support the family. Upon reflection, these were the years where she established her foundation of being a hard worker, unconditionally committed to family, and always willing to lend a hand without being asked.After graduating from Globe High School in 1955, she attended Lamson Business College in Tucson, AZ While attending Lamson, she met Gerald "Jerry" Van Der Leest from Green Bay, WI who was stationed at the US Air Force Base in Tucson. They were married on July 19, 1958

      She is survived by her husband of 57 years Jerry Van Der Leest; children, Rick (Julie) Van Der Leest of Suamico, WI, Sheri (Steve) Sorenson, Green Bay, WI, Julie (Bryan) Schlauch, Little Suamico, WI, and Scott (Lisa) Van Der Leest, Green Bay, WI; her 8 grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren; sisters, Becky (Dalton) Farester and Esther (Wade) Harbeck; brother, Nick Valenzuela; sisters-in-law, Carol (Tom) Graves and Shirley Rolfes; numerous nieces and nephews, and many cousins.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Katherine "Kathy" Van Der Leest; grandson, Dakota Sorenson; sister Irene "Lena" Tesh and brother-in-law Paul Rolfes.

      Burial will be at Allouez Catholic Cemetery
    Person ID I416229  Little Chute Historical Society
    Last Modified 23 May 2020 

    Family Ancestors Gerald A VanDerLeest,   b. 16 Apr 1936, Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 May 2020  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 19 Jul 1958  Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Katherine A VanderLeest,   b. 1959,   d. 07 Jul 1967  (Age 8 years)
    Married: 1x2. Living
    Married: 1x3. Living
     4. Living
    Married: 1x5. Living
    Family ID F160445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jun 1937 - Arizona Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jul 1958 - Arizona Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
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