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John Edmund Lieftinck Jr.(1932 - 2013)

Lieftinck John Edmund Lieftinck, Jr., age 81, of Upper Arlington, passed away Monday, November 25, 2013. John was born in Akron, Ohio, October 29, 1932, son of the late John and Alice Lieftinck, also preceded in death by his first wife Joan and daughter Janisse Lieftinck. John attended Ohio State University where he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity. He graduated in 1955 with a degree in Petroleum Geology. He began his professional career as a geologist with the Ohio Geological Survey where he was employed until 1957, when he joined the Tidewater Oil Company. He served the company in a number of Far Eastern and Middle Eastern countries, including Pakistan and Iran. After twenty five years in petroleum exploration operations, including nine years as Exploration Manager for Getty Oil Company, John joined Mustang Production Company as Vice President of Exploration in 1982, retiring in 1988. John spent many years following retirement residing in New Mexico and was an avid hunter, fisherman and golfer. He was a Buckeye Fan. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife, Nancy A. Lieftinck; son, John T. Lieftinck; and many other extended family members and dear friends. Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at First Community Church, Burkhart Chapel, 1320 Cambridge Blvd. Rev. James Long officiating. Arrangements by SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL. To share memories or condolences, please visit www.schoedinger.com.


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Schoedinger Funeral Home Northwest Chapel
1740 Zollinger Road Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 457-5481
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Dec. 6 to Dec. 8, 2013
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