Leo Lloyd Amador

Leo Lloyd Amador

Birth
Sunnyside, Carbon County, Utah, USA
Death 22 Mar 2014 (aged 88)
Utah, USA
Burial Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 127045080 · View Source
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VETERAN
US NAVY
WORLD WAR II

Early Life: Leo was born eighth of nine children to Ysidro Amador and Jessie Vasquez Amador in Sunnyside, Utah.
Life's Work/Service/Interests: Leo and his brother, Salvador, both left school to serve their country in the military during World War II. His brother served in the infantry and was killed in France, during the war. Leo served approximately three years in the United States Navy aboard the USS Luzon. Leo, despite his renegade personality, was devoted to his parents and his favorite sister, Jean. He returned home from the war to work in Columbia, Carbon County, Utah, for Columbia Steel in the coke ovens. Later, he was employed by the Columbia and Horse Canyon Coal Mines. Leo then worked for Kennecott in Magna, Utah, for many years before retiring. Leo enjoyed hearing about his many rug rat nieces and nephews; a character, but devoted to his parents and family. After his parents passed away, he moved to Orem and lived in their home until his death. On March 22, 2014, Leo Lloyd Amador happily returned home to his wonderful caring parents.
Survived By: His two sisters: Isabel (Ed) Trujillo, of Magna; Millie (Ken) Gren, of Orem; many nieces and nephews.
Preceded In Death By: His parents; three infant sisters that he never knew, but will now; his sisters: Kay (Doug) McArthur, Juanita "Jean" (Al) Reifschneider; and his brother, Salvador Amador.
Services: Graveside service
Mortuary: Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary
Obituary: HeraldExtra.com | 29 March 2014
Bio compiled by: AnnieDuckettHundley


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  • Created by: Annie Duckett Hundley
  • Added: 28 Mar 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 127045080
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leo Lloyd Amador (1 Dec 1925–22 Mar 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 127045080, citing Orem City Cemetery, Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Annie Duckett Hundley (contributor 47394373) .