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"Jan" Janet M (Malmstedt) Leaf

April 12, 1934 ~ September 23, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

"Jan" Janet Leaf Obituary


Leaf, Janet (Jan) Malmstedt

Age 89 of Plymouth passed away peacefully on September 23after losing her battle to cancer.  She was very involved with church throughout her life, having served in leadership positions at both at Plymouth Presbyterian Church and at Grace-Trinity and also for the whole Presbytery.  She also served on the board of Clearwater Forest. As a young girl she was involved in Girl Scout and continued that as a leader as her daughter Amy went through Scouts as well.  She loved to sing and was involved in  church choirs, Manor Tones and the Minnetonka Chorale Society.  She loved to be creative using many outlets.  She made many personalized gifts for many family members and friends.   She found much enjoyment in Counted Cross Stitch and sewing projects.  When her dear friend opened up a ceramics studio, Mom found another hobby to enjoy. 

Jan was preceded in death by parents, Jack and Mary Malmstedt and brother, John Malmstedt and husband, Jerry. She is survived by son, David (Marie) and daughters, Amy and Sarah (Mark Kipp);  grandchildren, Timothy (Olinka), Joshua (Amanda Clear), Mary, Joanna, and Melissa; and three great granddaughters, Mirah, Ennah and Arabella; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation on Thursday, September 28th , from 5-7PM at David Lee Funeral Home 1220 East Wayzata Boulevard, Wayzata, MN 55391.  A Celebration of Life will be on Friday, September 29th at 11:00 with a Visitation starting at 10:00 and a light luncheon following Plymouth Presbyterian Church 3755 Dunkirk LN, Plymouth, MN 55446  

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Presbyterian Homes Foundation or Helping Paws Inc 


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September 28, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
David Lee Funeral Chapel
1220 East Wayzata Blvd
Wayzata, MN 55391

Celebration of Life
September 29, 2023

11:00 AM
Plymouth Presbyterian Church 3755 Dunkirk LN


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