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George VanLeeuwen Dec. 5, 1920 – Oct. 21, 2016


November 1, 2016

George VanLeeuwen, 95, of Halsey died Oct. 21, 2016 in Albany at the Mennonite Village Rehab unit of age-related causes.

He was born Dec. 5, 1920 at home near Jamestown, N.D., and moved with his family to Oregon in 1936.

George lived most of his life on the VanLeeuwen farm west of Halsey, except for 1945-1956, during which time he attended and graduated from Oregon State Agricultural College and married Liz Nelson of Lakeview, Oregon.

He leaves behind his wife of 69 years, Liz VanLeeuwen; one daughter, Mary LeQuieu of Rio Rancho, N.M.; three sons, Charles VanLeeuwen of Mountainair, N.M.,...

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