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Jack E. Layel

Posted 2021-09-14 by mhenderson
Published by Today's News Herald on Sep. 14, 2021 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Jack E. Layel passed away Aug. 20, 2021 at his home in Lake Havasu
City. He was born June 20, 1936, in Longmont, Colorado, to parents
Jesse and Beulah Mae Layel.

Jack was born and raised in Longmont, Colorado, until moving to Lake
Havasu City in 1999. He graduated from Longmont High School in 1953.
He married his wife, Marilyn, Nov. 14, 1958, and they enjoyed 58
wonderful years of marriage together. Jack was the owner and operator
of Layel Trucking from 1956 to 1983 until his retirement.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), the Elks Lodge,
Eagles, Buick club of America, Anglers United and the Harley Owners
group. Jack would meet the guys at the Eagles for lunch on Wednesday,
Saturday breakfast with friends at Sam's Place, and Sunday breakfast
with friends at the VFW.

He also enjoyed spending time at the Lake Havasu Senior Center
volunteering. Jack was a longtime driver and volunteer for Meals on
Wheels. He will be missed by all whose day he made brighter
volunteering for an organization he loved.

Jack is survived by his son, Jeffrey E. Layel (Yunqiu Layel) of
Cement, Oklahoma; daughter Jo Lynne Gardner (Tom Gardner) of Lake
Havasu City; and granddaughter Kaitlynn S. Gardner of Herriman, Utah.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn J. Layel; and his
parents, Jesse and Beulah Mae Layel.

In leu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Lake
Havasu City Senior Center Meals on Wheels program.

The family is planning a celebration of life in late October, early

Arrangements were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home and

Thoughts and condolences may be submitted to the family at www.lietz-

To send a free card to the family go to www.sendoutcards/lietzfraze.

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