In Memoriam: Leon "Lee" Kloostra


Marvin Leon “Lee” Kloostra, age 79 of Rowlett, TX, passed away April 6, 2017. He was born June 6, 1937, in Waterloo, IA, to John and Eulalia Faye (Zickle) Kloostra. On July 3, 1976, Lee married Beverly Christensen in Rockwall, TX. He was a faithful member of Tree of Life Lutheran Church in Garland where he enjoyed singing in the choir. Lee attained a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Northern Iowa and worked 55 years as an engineer for Titus Industries until his retirement. In his free time he enjoyed fishing, traveling and Broadway shows. 

Lee is survived by his wife of 40 years: Christy Kloostra of Rowlett, TX; stepsons: Perry Sievert and wife Cheryl of Calmar, IA, and Troy Sievert and wife Heidi of Nicholas, IA; daughter-in-law: Kathy Sievert of Mesquite, TX; 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; niece: Kathy Evans; and nephew: David Kloostra. He was preceded in death by his parents, stepson Todd Sievert, and brother Dwane Kloostra.

Funeral services will be held 12:00pm Monday, April 10, 2017, at Tree of Life Lutheran Church with Rev. Clint Thorson officiating. The family will receive friends at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rowlett Chapel Sunday from 4:00 to 6:00pm. As an alternative to flowers, memorial donations may be made to Tree of Life Lutheran Church, 6318 Lyons Road, Garland TX 75043. 

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