Jeffrey D. Leestma, Sr., age 51, of Toledo, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 31, 2017. He was born on November 24, 1965 to Jerry D. Leestma and Nelda Truitt. Jeff was a graduate of Woodward High School and Owens Community College where he received his Journeyman's card as a drywall finisher. Most of his life was spent working in the drywall and painting industry where he was a perfectionist at his trade. When he wasn't working he enjoyed his precious grandchildren, hunting and his Harley.
Left to cherish is memory is his father, Jerry; children, Autum, Jeff Jr., Bradley and D.J. (Aimee) Leestma; grandchildren, Gabe, Rylee, Sawyer and Alyvia; brother, Jerry D. Leestma, II; sister, Genell Price; best friend, Danny Whitehead and many additional relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother.
The family will receive guests on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 2-6:00 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, 4150 W. Laskey Rd. (419-473-0300) with funeral services starting at 6:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: https://www.gofundme.com/funeral-expenses-for-jeff-leestma
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"Strong as an ox in a skinny mans body."