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Leon Louis Cherpin

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Leon Louis Cherpin Obituary
On January 29, 2014 Leon Louis Cherpin passed away in his home from cancer in Beaumont, CA. He is survived by his wife Gloria Cherpin, daughters Diana Cherpin, Denise Cherpin both of Yucaipa and son Dennis Cherpin of Redlands. Leon had 6 grandchildren; Justin, Brandon, Daniel, Angela, Elyse, Aaron and 5 great-grandchildren.
Leon resided in the Fontana area with his family, then moved to Yucaipa for 20 years and lived the last 8 years in Beaumont, CA. Leon was self-employed at the Louis Cherpin Winery in Fontana with his brothers Eugene, Joe, Marcel and sister Margurite. He worked at Fontana Steel for 12 years then worked at Amber Steel in Rialto for 14 years and retired in 2000.
His favorite pastime was fishing in Big Bear with his brothers, son Dennis, son-in-law Pete and grandson Aaron. He loved to grow a garden, prune and take of his fruit trees.
A Mass will be held February 28, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Cabrini Church, 12687 California St., Yucaipa 92399, following services at Desert Lawn Funeral Home, 11251 Desert Lawn Dr., Calimesa 92320. A special lunch memorial will follow at the Club House in Solera Community, 1915 Fairway Dr., Beaumont 92223. In lieu of flowers, please donate in Leon Cherpin's name to The at (800) 227-2345 using option #2 or www.cancer.org/donate. View obituary online at Legacy.com
Published in San Bernardino Sun on Feb. 9, 2014
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