Lester H. DeJonge(1923 - 2018)

Lester H. DeJonge, 95, of Venice, Florida, passed away on Aug. 20, 2018. He was born on March 8, 1923 in Allendale, Michigan to Henry & Jenny DeJonge.

Lester moved to Venice in 1984 from Allendale. He was a veteran of the Navy Seabees and was stationed in Attu, Alaska and was an excavation contractor.

Lester is survived by his three children, Alana (Dave) DeJonge, Henry (Eileen) DeJonge, Evelyn (Rick) St. Pierre; two brothers, Harold (Edna) DeYoung, Robert (Grace) DeJonge; a sister, Helen (Jim) VanLaar; and a sister-in-law, Marian DeJonge.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred in 2017 and a brother, Derwin DeJonge in 1999.

Burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to the Wycliffe Bible Translators, P.O. Box 628200, Orlando, Florida 32862 or by visiting www.wycliffe.org.

Farley Funeral Home in Venice, Florida is handling the arrangements. A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.farleyfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory
265 South Nokomis Avenue Venice, FL 34285
(941) 488-2291