Frank-Lettang-Obituary

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Frank Lettang

Yorba Linda, California

Feb 28, 1926 – Sep 25, 2019

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BORN
February 28, 1926
DIED
September 25, 2019
LOCATION
Yorba Linda, California

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McAulay and Wallace Mortuary - Yorba Linda - Yorba Linda Obituary

Frank Lettang, age 93 a longtime resident of Yorba Linda, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019 surrounded by his family.  Frank was born on February 28, 1926 in Kathreinfeld, Yugoslavia, the son of the late Anton Lettang and Katharina (nee: Wurtz) Lettang.


Frank was raised and lived in Europe until 1950 and then migrated to the United States. He continued his education at The Carnegie Institute of Technology (Carnegie Mellon University) earning Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering in 1955 and 1956.  After college he joined North American Aviation as an Aerospace Engineer. There he worked for 32 years managing and engineering many national defense projects. Frank retired to a life of gardening, helping his parents, children, and grandchildren with projects.


Frank was a beloved husband of 62 years to Ingeborg (nee: Bauer), and was the loving father of Frank, Peter, and Erik Lettang, and wonderful grandpa to seven grandchildren.

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So sorry for your loss, Inga.

Frank Sr. was a great man, generous, brilliant, easy to talk with and very caring. His passing is a huge loss. He was the head of an early family of modern Yorba Linda, moving there before it was a city and when it had less than 2,000 residents. He continued to amaze with with his sharp intellect, could recite history and perform mathematical calculations into his 90's.
He continued to take long walks, cook and personally care for his extensive agricultural property until the very end....