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Leroy C. Laswell


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Leroy C. Laswell Obituary

Leroy C. Laswell of Yuba City, left this world on December 27th, 2017, at Rideout Hospital in Marysville. Leroy was born in Palermo, California on May 24th, 1934, to Chester and Edna Laswell. In his early years he worked the dredge lines at his father's construction business. Leroy attended Oroville High School before deciding to leave at 16 to serve in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Bataan during the Korean War. After returning, Leroy attended Yuba College during which he met his wife, Gloria Gonzales, while dining at her family's restaurant, El Zarape. They wed in 1958, and raised four children during their 55 years together. Leroy spent his working years at the Yuba Sutter Laundry and then Tenco-Holt. After retirement, Leroy and Gloria traveled the world. Leroy was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria, son, Michael Laswell, and granddaughter, Jennifer Laswell. He is survived by his son, Perry (Jackie) Laswell, daughter, Toni (William) Ramsaur, and son, Richard (Tracy) Laswell. He also leaves behind 9 grandchildren; Brittany Laswell, Katheryn (Sergio) Ocampo, Alyssa Laswell, Nick Laswell, Brooke (Ryan) Summers, Derek Ramsaur, Samantha Laswell, Noel Ramsaur, Brian Laswell, and 2 great-grandchildren; Kaden Summers and Carley Widener. Private services will be held at a later date.
Published in Appeal Democrat on Jan. 4, 2018
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