Jeane Van Lant

Jeane Van Lant, 86, Leota, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

A funeral was Monday, March 6, at Bethel Reformed Church in Leota. Burial was in the Leota Community Cemetery.

Jean De Jong was born May 11, 1930, to Jake and Minnie (Scholten) De Jong in Hull, Iowa,. She attended school in Hull.

She married Cornie Van Lant on Sept. 28, 1950, at the Bethel Reformed Church in Leota. The couple farmed north of Leota where they still resided.

Jeane was a member of the Bethel Reformed Church in Leota. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, gardening, baking, camping and especially spending time with her family.

Jeane is survived by her husband, Cornie Van Lant, rural Leota; four children, Verna (Warren) Netjes, Andover; Brad (Deb) Van Lant, Linn Creek, Missouri; Brenda (Dwayne) Vander Vliet, Luverne; and Diane Irish, Sioux Falls, South Dakota; thirteen grandchildren, Tammy, Kari, Sherri, Vicki, Michael, Jackie, Tyler, David, Cory, Brett, Amber, Ashley and Adam; nine great-grandchildren, Morgan, Abby, Ashton, Addison, Sofie, Alexander, Savanna, Hunter and Jaymeson; a brother, Leroy (Joyce) DeJong, Oak Harbor, Washington; and a sister, Arla (Dick) Ruiter, Leota.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Joyce Shultis in 2007; and three siblings, Esther Landhuis, Don DeJong and Jackie Pronk.

Arrangements were by Dingmann Funeral Home in Adrian,

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