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Lawrence A. Gumtz

1927 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Lawrence A. Gumtz Obituary

Lawrence A. Gumtz (Larry) from Murrieta, CA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 27, 2017.
Larry was born in Shawano, Wisconsin on May 1, 1927. At age 17 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He met the love of his life in Inglewood, California and married on September 4, 1948. He graduated from USC with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1964. Larry retired from Hughes Aircraft Company - Radar Systems Group as Project Manager in May 1982.
After retirement from Hughes Aircraft Company, Larry obtained his California State Class B General Contractor's License and started his own construction company.
The highlights of Larry's life and career were being of service to the local communities including planning commissioner of City of Hawthorne and multiple Homeowner's Associations in Torrance, Maui, La Quinta and Murrieta.
Larry was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Jeannine Gumtz. During their 64 years together they traveled all over the world and resided mostly in Hawthorne, Torrance, Big Bear City, La Quinta and Murrieta.
Larry is survived by his daughters, Leslie Bradley (Jack), Cathy Satter (Curt) and Chris Crawford and his sister Betty Stewart. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Golf Knolls Clubhouse located at 29070 Camino Alba, Murrieta, CA 92563. Please send e-mail to [email protected] to RSVP.
Published in Press-Enterprise from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2018
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