Leanne M. Van Oort, 51, of Garner passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 A.M., Thursday, September 12, 2019 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Garner with Fr. Henry Huber as celebrant and Frs. Brian Dellaert, Jim Dubert and Paul Lippstock as concelebrants. Burial will be held at 11 A.M., Friday, September 13th at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Gilbertville, Iowa.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 P.M., Wednesday, September 11th at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Garner with a Scriptural wake service at 2:30 P.M. followed by a rosary. Visitation will also be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Gilbertville from 9 to 11 A.M., Friday, September 13th.
Memorials may be directed to St. Boniface Catholic Church, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church or the Garner Volunteer Ambulance Service.
Leanne Marie Van Oort, the daughter of Leo and Irma (Welter) Delagardelle, was born August 17, 1968 in Waterloo. She grew up in Gilbertville where she attended Immaculate Conception Elementary School and graduated from Gilbertville Don-Bosco High School in 1986. During high school she was active in cheerleading, softball and basketball. Leanne continued her education at UNI in Cedar Falls where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. While attending UNI she met her future husband, Michael Van Oort. Leanne and Michael were married at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Gilbertville on August 11, 1990. They lived in Des Moines where she worked at a non-profit business. In 1998 they moved to Garner. Leanne was employed at Stellar Industries in Garner as the human resources manager. She enjoyed walks with her husband, boating and spending time with her family.
She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church where she served as a sacristan and eucharistic minister.
Leanne is survived by her husband, Michael, of Garner; two daughters, Mallory of Des Moines and Jacqueline of Garner; her father, Leo Delagardelle of Gilbertville; five siblings, Gary (Shelly) Delagardelle of Gilbertville, Dean (Paula) Delagardelle of Gilbertville, Rory (Diane) Delagardelle of Gilbertville, Laurie Delagardelle of Des Moines and Janet (Tony) Woods of Gilbertville; her parents-in-law, Homer and June Van Oort of Garner; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Julie Fuller of Cedar Rapids, Joe Van Oort of Cedar Rapids, Rhonda (Ken) Krause of Garner, Rich (Sheri) Van Oort of Garner and Mary (Jim) Fisk of Garner; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Irma; paternal grandparents, Frank and Mary Delagardelle; maternal grandparents, Philip and Cecelia Welter; brothers-in-law, Mike Fuller and Mike Pinneke; and nephew, Nick Pinneke.