LeRoy Abe

  • Birth 4 Nov 1942 Idaho, USA
  • Death 17 Mar 2010 Denver County, Colorado, USA
  • Burial Caldwell, Canyon County, Idaho, USA
  • Memorial ID 58302105

LeRoy Abe was born on Nov. 4, 1942 in Caldwell, Idaho. He died March 17, 2010 in Denver, Colorado.

Graveside services are scheduled at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 28, at Canyon Hill Cemetery, Caldwell under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.

LeRoy grew up in Caldwell, attending public schools through grade 12. He attended college at the University of Utah and the College of Idaho. He moved to Denver around 1964 to train at the Denver School of Judo. LeRoy was a relentless and honored competitor in the Colorado Judo and handball communities. His dependable sportsmanship helped to strengthen both groups. He also helped to build community within his family, cherishing the next generation. The Kids Table was the place to be at family reunions because Uncle LeRoy sat there.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Roy I. and Sakuko Abe, three brothers, Ivan C. Abe, James William Abe and Clifford Abe, one sister, Joyce Abe Lee. Surviving are two brothers, Dee E. Abe of Aiea, HI, Ray Abe Kawamoto of Quilcene, WA; one sister, Karen Abe of Bellevue, WA; and 9 nieces & nephews.

Published in Idaho Statesman on August 26, 2010


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  • Created by: Ms. Clyde
  • Added: 7 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58302105
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LeRoy Abe (4 Nov 1942–17 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58302105, citing Canyon Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, Canyon County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Ms. Clyde (contributor 46994776) .