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Leonard Oscar Colwell, Jr
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1941
Madera County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 2007
California, USA


Leonard, age 66, was born in Madera, CA. He passed away at Memorial Hospital in Modesto, CA.

He proudly served 4 years as a Ranger with the Army's 82D Airborne Division-TOW-and was called to duty for one year during the Cuban Crisis. He retired from the Operating Engineers Local 3.

Leonard enjoyed hunting and fishing, he also had his commercial pilot's license and loved to fly. He was a member of E Clampus Vitus.

Leonard is survived by his wife, Ann Horton Colwell; children: Leonard O. Colwell III of Quincy, CA, John R. Colwell of Coupeville, WA, Mary C. Colwell of Modesto, CA; grandchildren: James and Amanda Colwell, both of Penn Valley, CA, Ella Colwell of Coupeville, WA; sister, Christine Rockwell of Montana. He was uncle to numerous nieces & nephews.

He was also survived by stepchildren, Michael D. Horton, Shari A. Horton and David L. Horton; grandchildren: Michael, Breanna, Justin and Travis; and great-grandchildren, Richard and Christian.

Preceding Leonard in death were his parents; his brother, Jerry Colwell of Gainsville, TX and his sister, Betty Hyden of Colorado.

Friends and family are invited to attend his Military Honors Service at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, Sept. 7, 2007 at San Joaquin National Cemetery in Santa Nella, CA at 32053 W. Mc Cabe Rd., Santa Nella, CA. www.modbee.com/ obituaries
 
 
Burial:
San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery
Santa Nella Village
Merced County
California, USA
Plot: SECTION C-16 SITE 229
 
Created by: Lester Letson
Record added: Oct 20, 2010
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Leonard Oscar Colwell, Jr
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 Added: Dec. 8, 2012

- Lester Letson
 Added: Oct. 20, 2010
 
 
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