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Obituary: Jodi Leigh VanderZee-Dyrek

November 10, 1974 – July 20, 2021

information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Jodi Leigh Vander Zee-Dyrek, nee Reinsma, age 46, of Cedar Lake, IN, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Beloved wife of Mark Dyrek. Loving mother of Bayleigh Vander Zee; step-mother of Thomas and Daniel Dyrek. Dear daughter of Joanne and the late William M. Reinsma Sr. Loving sister of William Reinsma Jr. and Becky (Scott) Krett. Cherished aunt of Olivia, Leigha, Conley, and Gracie Krett. Niece of John (Ellen) Reinsma. Daughter-in-law of Vincent and Nancy Dyrek. Sister-in-law of Kristin Eaton. Jodi is also survived by many other relatives and friends, and by her dear friend Rachel Anker-Wooley. She was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Visitation Sunday, July 25, 2021, from 3 – 8 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN. Funeral service Monday, July 26, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Andy Nearpass officiating. Interment Oak Ridge Cemetery – Lansing, IL. Memorial contributions may be given to Sarcoma Foundation of America, 9899 Main Street, Damascus, MD 20872. For further information please contact 219-322-7300 or visit our online guestbook and obituary at

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