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Lawrence T “Larry” Ashton

Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, USA
Death 3 Jan 2013 (aged 70)
Orange, Orange County, California, USA
Burial Body donated to medical science, Specifically: to University of California, Irvine
Memorial ID 103784017 · View Source
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Lawrence T Ashton was born February 28, 1942 to John and Mary Ashton in Iowa City IA, & he passed away on January 3, 2013 at his home in Orange CA.

Larry graduated from West Liberty High School where he played football and was active in speech and drama. He attended Wayne State Teachers College in Wayne Nebraska and served in the Iowa Army National Guard as a Medic.

On February 16, 1964 Larry married his high school sweetheart, Linda Ashby in West Liberty IA.

Larry was president and CEO of Security S&L in Marion IA.

In 1979 Larry and Linda moved their family to Villa Park CA where he worked for Subsidiary Mortgage Co. In 1981 Larry opened his own mortgage company.

He was a member of Chamber of Commerce and Lions Club in Marion IA and various business groups in Orange County, CA. Larry enjoyed boating, telling great stories, reading about Lincoln and he had a great sense of humor.

He is survived by his wife Linda; son Kip Ashton (Stefanie) of Yorba Linda CA; daughter Kim Ashton of Irvine CA; sister Sylvia Seymour of Davenport IA; grandchildren Shayne Walker, Hunter Walker, Sydney Ashton & Zachary Ashton.

He was preceded in death by his mother Mary; father John; sister Gwen; half-brother Ed; & half-sisters Norma and Janet.

Larry donated his body to University of California, Irvine for medical research and he will be remembered at a Memorial Service on January 8, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. at The Villa, 510 E. Katella Ave., Orange CA.

Published in Orange County Register 19 Jan 2013


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  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lawrence T “Larry” Ashton (28 Feb 1942–3 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103784017, ; Maintained by Syd Gardner (contributor 47902230) Body donated to medical science, who reports a to University of California, Irvine.