Dawn M. Ostrander

  • Born: June 19, 1969
  • Died: September 2, 2020
  • Location: Holland, Michigan

Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423

Tel. (616) 392-2306

Tribute & Message From The Family

Dawn M. Ostrander (Gaga) age 51, of Holland, followed the Yellow Brick Road home on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. She passed away peacefully at her home.

She worked for Johnny Carino's for several years as a restaurant manager and encountered many great friendships along the way.

Dawn Marie Ostrander was born on June 19, 1969 to Allen and Marie Ostrander who preceded her death. She was raised in New Brunswick, NJ. and lived there until 1996 when she relocated to Holland. She loved the Wizard of OZ.

Dawn is survived by her husband, Mark Cyphers; children, Michael and Chelsea Brancaccio, Amanda Brancaccio, Brandon Brancaccio and Rita Freeman all of Holland; siblings, Jody Ostrander, Brian Ostrander, Jason Ostrander all of Holland; grandchildren, Jaiden, Colton, Brooklyn, Jayden, Josiah, Mila, Kaelee, Chance, Kayla, Kyliegh, Aubrey; step-children, Carly Georgopolous, Amanda Mckay, Eric Finies, Kelsey Cyphers; nephew and nieces, Dakota, Kaelee, Shayla; cousin, Susan Baureko of New Jersey; many friends.

A graveside service will be 12 noon Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Pilgrim Home Cemetery with Rev. Jim Daniels officiating. Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. Sunday, September 6, at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th St. Holland. Memorial contributions may be given to The Oz Project, 78 E. 8th St. Holland, MI 49423 https://hollandozproject.com/. To leave a condolence and more information, please visit www.langelandsterenberg.com.


Condolence & Memory Journal

We were best friends since we were 6 years old!! Her sweet mother Ms. Maria would take us on the weekends to English Flea market, Weller saw the shirts we had to have.. Front of the shirts said,"HERE COMES TROUBLE @" ON THE BSCK OUR NSMES.. SO THSTS WHY WHENEVER WE TALKED WE ALWAYS SAID TRIUBLE... " NOW SHE HAD THE BIGGEST CRUSH ON MY BROTHER PETER WSRD. SO HOPEFULLY SHES WITHBOTH OUR PARENTS PLUS PETER... I LOVE AND MISS YOU MY 1ST VERY BEST FRIEND. LOVE ALWAYS TROUBLE

Posted by Patricia Burdiss - Sister   November 24, 2020

This message is for Brandon - Hi Brandon, the Milanowskis here sending our sympathies on the passing of your mom. May you feel peace in loving and remembering her and in knowing she is no longer suffering. Take care, The Milanowski-Westsdorps - Linda, Bob, Max, Nathan and Ellie

Posted by Linda Milanowski - Holland, MI - Acquaintance   September 09, 2020

So sorry to all of Dawns family and exspecially to her children who I knew best. Love you Michael and Chelsea, Brandon, Amanda, and of course Dakota. So sorry for your loss.You are in our hearts and prayers.

Posted by Deborah DeVrou - Holland, MI - Friend   September 05, 2020

My thoughts and prayerare with your family in this timeofneed. May God welcomeyou intohishomeandtakeyou in his hands and heal you. Live a prosperous life in God's homeashe will guide you to watchoveryour children.
Debora Griep

Posted by Debora Griep - Holland, MI - Family Friend   September 03, 2020

I'm very blessed to have known Dawn, even for a short period of time. Her spirit was contagious, smile brightened any room and never ever gave up. Thankful for the short time and small interactions I had with her and family.

Posted by Paige Eding - Acquaintance   September 03, 2020

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