- October 12, 1929 - November 20, 2008
- Fair Lawn, New Jersey
of Doris' Passing
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Doris Dykstra(nee: Van Lenten), age 79 of Fair Lawn, NJ on Thursday, November 20, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Peter Dykstra (1998), loving mother of Peter Jr. and his wife, Donna of Glen Rock, Timothy and his wife Susan of Lynden, WA, Carol Rivera and her husband, Rafael of Fair Lawn, and the late David (2007), mother-in-law of Susan Dykstra of Hawthorne, dear grandmother of twelve, sister of Robert Van Lenten of Hawthorne and Abram Van Lenten of Bradenton, FL. Mrs. Dykstra was born in Hawthorne and resided in North Haledon for over forty years, moving to Fair Lawn 4 years ago. She was the office manager for Park Metal, Inc., Prospect Park, NJ, retiring in 1994. Doris was a member of Faith Community Christian Reformed Church, Wyckoff where she was a member of the Women's bible study and Bereavement Committee. Mrs. Dykstra actively volunteered in the Church office answering the phones, cleaning, opening and closing the Church and baked for the sick. Doris was also awarded Volunteer of the Year for Paterson Habitat for Humanity.