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Lawrence Leyba

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Leyba, Lawrence "Clare" "The Sarge"

Lawrence Robert (Clare) Leyba "The Sarge" , passed away peacefully on March 6, 2016 surrounded by family and friends. Lawrence was born on May 18, 1949 to Manuel and Definia Leyba.

He was preceded in death by his father Manuel; brothers: Victor, Mel and Matthew.

He is survived by his mother, Delfinia; son, Lawrence; daughter, Laurene; sisters, Barbara and husband Mike and Charlene and husband Rick; brothers, Gene and wife Reena, Johnny and Alfred; grandchildren, Astraea, Andrez, Alena, Joshua and Jilliana; and numerous close and dear friends.

Lawrence was a Vietnam Veteran and a lifetime member of DAV Chapter 3, Post 13 and VFW.

Lawrence's Life Celebration will begin with a Viewing on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm followed by a Rosary at 7:00 pm, both at Salazar Mortuary (400 3rd Street SW). Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 9:00 am at Saint Therese Catholic Church. Burial will take place at the Santa Fe National Cemetery on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 9:45 am. Pallbearers will be Ed, Jim, Jose, Charlie, Mike, Wild Joe, Porfie, and Leo. Please visit Lawrence's online guestbook at



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Published in Albuquerque Journal from Mar. 9 to Mar. 10, 2016
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