Dorothy Jean Leiendecker, 90, of Van Wert, died at 8:28 p.m., Wednesday at the CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert.
She was born on December 30, 1927, in Ohio City, the daughter of the late Dr. Emory Brown and Eva Jane (Eatinger) Ledyard. On April 2, 1953, she married David M. Leiendecker who survives.
Other family members include her three sons, Jonathan Emory Leiendecker of Ohio City, Thomas Luke Leiendecker of Ohio City, and David Nicholas Leiendecker of Warren, Illinois; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren; a great great granddaughter; one step grandchild; and eight step great grandchildren.
Besides her parents Jean was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Eugene Ledyard.
She was a 1945 graduate of Ohio City-Liberty High School and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Van Wert.
There will be no services or calling hours.
Preferred memorials are to the First United Methodist Church, 113 W. Central Avenue, Van Wert.