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In loving memory of
Lynn D. Van Leaven
  • December 08, 2020
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  • April 16, 1953

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Lynn D. Van Leaven, 67, died on Tuesday, December 8, 2020.  She was born April 16, 1953 to the late  Robert Edward Van Leaven and Eileen Helen Van Leaven (Landow).  Lynn is survived by: her twin brother, Lee David Van Leaven and his wife, Debra E Van Leaven (Tessmann) and their two children Karla Galllina (Van Leaven) and her husband, Anthony and Christopher R. Van Leaven and his wife, Heather and children, Piper and Rylie; a brother, Lawrence “Larry” Dean Van Leaven and his wife, Susan M Van Leaven (Griffin) and three step children, David, Robert and Jeffrey Rull; cousins Frederick and Thomas Van Leaven, Kevin, Wayne, Barry and Stacey Kropelin.

Lynn has a VERY Storied life with many adventures, but included in this was a Navy Career as a Navy Chief Personnelman for 20 years. Veterans Affairs director for the county of Perry in PA for another 21 years of service to military veterans. She received her BA in Business Administration and retired from the Veterans Affairs. Lynn was the life of any party and was also very giving.  She was very active in her churches that she attended.  She touched hundreds of people’s lives in PA, alone.

The family will receive friends 1:00-3:00 pm on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at Baldwin Brothers Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 4320 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Calvary Chapel Gulf Coast, 20991 Three Oaks Pkwy, Estero, FL.

*Social Distancing and masks are required.

“In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Lynn’s name be made to:

Perry County Department of Veterans Affairs, PO Box 37, 25 W. Main St., New Bloomfield, PA 17068


Calvary Chapel Gulf Coast
20991 Three Oaks Pkwy, Estero, FL.
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Date & Time:
December 17, 2020 at 2:00 PM


December 15, 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Baldwin Brothers Funeral and Cremation
4320 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, FL
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  1. KATHIE says:
    28 Mar 2021
    Lynn was my Guardian Angel. Now she's in heaven with her Angels. We had allot of fun together. I will always treasure the memories we made in the short time we were friends. Fly high Lynn...

  2. Lisah Rankin says:
    27 Jan 2021
    I adored Lynn. She was funny and sweet. I know her sweet dog will miss her along with her family. RIP Lynn!

  3. Ayesha says:
    13 Dec 2020
    Your company will be truly missed.
    Rest in peace and eternal love.

  4. Maret Halinen lit a candle:
    13 Dec 2020
    Lit since December 13, 2020 at 12:00:28 PM

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