Leslie Wayne Chapin

Glidden, Carroll County, Iowa, USA
Death 7 Nov 2010 (aged 88)
Palm Desert, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Specifically: searching for location
Memorial ID 150756739 · View Source
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Chapin, Leslie Wayne, 88, passed away on November7 with his family by his side. He was born on February, 1922 in Carroll County, Iowa. Born to Bessie and Levi Chapin.
Les joined the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged in 1946 as Chief Aviation Electronic TEHICI with a Federal Radio Television Operators License. During his service in the Navy, he met and married Lois LaBass in 1947 while stationed in Long Beach, CA
Les and Lois finally settled in Oroville in Northern California overlooking Lake Oroville. In 2002, Lois, his beloved wife of 55 years, passed away. Les relocated to Palm Desert to enjoy warm weather, golf and his family.
His ashes are to be reunited with his family plot in Iowa.
Published in Orange County Register on Dec. 18, 2010

Father Levi Chapin, was to be buried at:
West Lawn Cemetery, Glidden, Carroll County, Iowa, USA

Spouse: Lois Lee LaBass Chapin 1921-2002
Children: Jerry Rubright
Lillian Chapin Rubright
Janet Chapin
Joann Chapin

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Gravesite Details I have walked this cemetery and the city of Glidden just put in a new system of recording all the burials at West Lawn. I am sorry to report, but Leslie is not buried at this cemetery. ... Ann 2020


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leslie Wayne Chapin (6 Feb 1922–7 Nov 2010), Find a Grave Memorial no. 150756739, ; Maintained by Corbett Ellis-Jones (contributor 46820766) Cremated, who reports a searching for location.