LORETTA L. LAPKA Lori, our guardian angel was born on 9 Aug 1940 and passed on 30 Mar 2013 at the Balboa Naval Hospital, San Diego. Born in Corning Iowa to Leona and Mahlon Olson. Lori was a Marine's wife for 40 years, lived in Apple Valley since 1985. She was employed at Barstow Marine Base 1979 to 1985, a business owner for 26 years. Survived by her husband Dan, son Rick, granddaughters Nikki and Kaitlyn, grandson Justin, great granddaughter Keira, sisters Dee, Leota and brother Paul. Lori always saw love in the family and friends. Member of The Community Church at Jess Ranch, hobbies included shopping, collecting, stainglass angels and reading. A life celebration will be held at The Community Church at Jess Ranch 11537 Apple Valley Rd 20 April 1pm.
Published in the Daily Press from Apr. 4 to Apr. 19, 2013