Lenora Madge Van Steenwyk Newman McMillan passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Good Samaritan Society- Sioux Falls Center. She was 90 years old.
Lenora was born February 15, 1930 in Sioux Falls, SD to Myrl and Fern (Hickok) Van Steenwyk. Lenora married the late Melvin Newman in October of 1950 in Salem, SD. Six children were born to this marriage. On February 24th, 1969 she married the late Lyle McMillan in Canton, SD. One child was born to this marriage.
Lenora was an avid reader. She especially liked old romance novels. She was an amazing seamstress. There wasn’t anything she couldn’t make or fix. She liked to play the nickel slots, even if she didn’t win. Lenora ALWAYS enjoyed a good Coca-Cola.
She is survived by her sister, Elsie Rymerson, her children: Rebecca (Greg) Lambertz, Doug Newman, Vicki (Chuck) Martin, Jim (Candy) Newman, Daniel Newman, David (Karla) Newman, and Wendy (Gonzalo) Salazar, 25 grandchildren, 39 Great Grandchildren, 12 Great-Great Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is proceeded in death by her parents, her 2nd Husband (Lyle), 1st Husband (Melvin), a brother Vern Van Steenwyk, brother-in-Law Stanley Rymerson, Son-in-Law Robert Wise, Daughter-in-Law Peggy Newman, and Great Grandson D’Artagnan Lambertz-Morrison.