Leonard Haakma

Leonard E. Haakma, son of Bertha Whiteside and John Haakma, was born June 2, 1951 in Fort Dodge, Iowa and departed this life July 5, 2018 in Jefferson, Iowa.

Remembering Leonard and celebrating his life are his wife, Pamela (Williams) Haakma of Jefferson; his brother, Karl Reinholtz of Sevierville, Tenn.; his son, John Haakma and his wife, Lindsay of Dallas Center; daughters, Tammy Haakma and her partner, Matt Royster of Dayton, Iowa and Crystal Haakma of Perry, Iowa; and mother of his children, DiAnn Dick of Perry. His life’s passion was his grandchildren: Cameran, Madison, Lexis, Chance and Lakoda.

Those who proceeded him in death were his parents, Bertha Whiteside and John Haakma, and his sister, Nancy Jackson.

A celebration of life service will be announced at a later date.

The family suggests in lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of Leonard to John Haakma, 400 1st Ave Perry, IA 50220. Donations are to be put into a trust fund for his grandchildren.

The Brown Funeral Home of Jefferson assisted the family.

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