Leonard Van Ooyen

May 21, 2018 27 Condolences Print Obituary

On May 17, 2018, Leonard Van Ooyen passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife Penny by his side.

Leonard is survived by two children: Leonard (Ashlee) and Jennifer (Anthony) Greening, four grandchildren: Logan, Jackson, Mason and Parker, three sisters: Ria (Prim) Mahadeo, Agnes (Norman) Rollins and Pauline Sinclair, two brothers: Frans (Marion) and Al, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family and close friends. Leonard is predeceased by his brother Tony (Gerrie).

The family would like to thank the Cross Cancer Institute as well as Palliative Home Care Service for all their dedication, support and compassion.

In lieu of flowers the family asks you to make a donation in Leonard’s name to the Cross Cancer Institute.

Memorial Service
Thursday May 24 2018, 2:00PM
Trinity Funeral Home Chapel
10530 116 Street, Edmonton AB

  1. Len was a great guy and he’ll be dearly missed by family and friends alike. We would like to offer our deepest condolences to Penny, LJ, Jennifer and all of Len’s family. Ray and Angie Snaychuk

  2. Our sincere condolences to Penny, children and grandchildren and to everyone of Leonard’s family and friends. Our hearts are with you. Helmi and Keith and family.

  3. Deepest sympathy to Fran,Marion and family for your loss

  4. My Condolences to Frans, Marion and the van Ooyen family

  5. our deepest condolences to you Jenn and AJ and your family. Our prayers are with you . Dale and Debbie Cunningham .

  6. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen len we were the best of friends when we were young our condolences to you Penny and all your family our hearts are saddened Rob and eve Richardson

  7. Our deepest condolences Frans. Please know you and your extended family are in our thoughts. Bill and Shelley Newton.

  8. Our sincere condolences to the entire Van Ooyen family in the loss of their beloved brother, Len. May he rest in peace.

  9. Our sincere condolences to Penny, her children and their families, Al, Frans, Pauline, Ria, Agnes and their families. It really seems like yesterday when the Van Ooyen trio and the rest of the gang were skating around the old Gibbons Arena. Len and family are in our prayers.
    Love Clancy and Delores

  10. My thoughts and prayers are with all the Van Ooyen family. ?

  11. Our deepest condolences to Penny, AJ,Jenn and the family. Although we have only lived next door for a few years, we made some great memories siting around back yard fires, camping in BC and traveling to Cozumel. Memories we will hold dear for life. Trent and Joy

  12. Condolences to the entire Van Ooyen Family. A special hug to you Pauline on the loss of your brother.

  13. My heart goes out to your family sorry for your loss

  14. Our condolences go out to the entire Van Ooyen family….all our family siblings grew up together and as time passes we read of another one being taken into the Lord’s hands…our hearts are with you.

  15. I’m so sorry to hear of your loss Penny. My condolences go out to you and your family at this sad time

  16. To Penny & all your family. With this heartbreaking news, my heart & thoughts are with you all. Memories of these amazing ‘Lens’ will be with us always & get us through the tough times. If you need someone to talk to…I’m here.
    Lots of love
    Aunty Arlene

  17. We send our sincere and deepest condolences to Penny and family. We have many fond memories of Len.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Bonnie and Ed

  18. Condolences from my heart to the Van Oyen family. Thinking of you all. Barb Oberg.

  19. Let the good memories be the best memories Frans.

  20. Please accept our sincere condolence for you and your family at this time on behalf of our family.

  21. Penny, I am very sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. My thoughts and prayers are going out to you and your family.

  22. We are so saddened to hear of the loss of our friend Len , to Penny & kids we send our condolences.

    Dwayne Brown
    Shona Brown Dumansky

  23. It has been an honor and a privilege to know Len as both a co-worker as well as a friend for more than 30 years. Penny, please accept our deepest sympathy for the loss to you and your loved ones. We will all cherish the many fond memories of Len.

  24. My condolences to the family. I had wanted to attend the service today but work got in the way.
    I worked for almost 10 years with Len and enjoyed his humor and honesty. He was someone that I respected and appreciated his advice. He will be sadly missed.

  25. My heart and warmest thoughts go out to Penny and all of Len’s loved ones.

  26. To Penny & all your family. Please accept my sincere condolences. My thoughts and prayers are going out to you.

  27. The spirit of an Explorer
    The strength and humour of a Viking
    The compassion and caring of a Saint.
    Smart, clever and mischievous as a Fox.
    Always smiling
    I am a better person for having known you.
    Len was a friend of mine.

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