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In Memory of

Lawrence Owen Deti

September 16, 1934 - March 16, 2015

Obituary


Lawrence Owen Deti, passed away in Clearlake on Monday March 16, 2015 at the age of 80.

Born in Laramie, Wyoming, to Barney and Hazel Deti on Sept. 16, 1934.

He graduated from University of Wyoming in 1956. Later he served his country in the US Army and was honorably discharged. After his service in the US Army, he went back to the University of Wyoming and graduated with a Masters in Business Education. Lawrence and Donna moved to Southern California where he taught Business at Torrance High School then decided...

Lawrence Owen Deti, passed away in Clearlake on Monday March 16, 2015 at the age of 80.

Born in Laramie, Wyoming, to Barney and Hazel Deti on Sept. 16, 1934.

He graduated from University of Wyoming in 1956. Later he served his country in the US Army and was honorably discharged. After his service in the US Army, he went back to the University of Wyoming and graduated with a Masters in Business Education. Lawrence and Donna moved to Southern California where he taught Business at Torrance High School then decided to go into business for himself. He opened a young men's clothing store in Palos Verdes with his brother Glenn, which soon grew to 10 stores in all major malls.

After selling the stores, Larry went to Tax School and earned an 'Enrolled Agent' degree from the IRS. He then bought Associated Tax & Bookkeepers business in Clearlake. Larry and his wife, Donna, moved here in 1991 and he was very involved with the Rotary Club, which was a very important part of his life.

Larry is survived by his wife of 58 years Donna Deti, son David L. Deti and wife Jennifer and their daughter Lilly, daughter Cynthia Molloch and her husband Bob, their sons Joe and Vince, brother Glenn Deti and his family in Seattle, WA.

Friends and family are invited to honor Larry's life by attending a Memorial Service at Jones & Lewis Clear Lake Memorial Chapel on Wednesday April 8, 2015 beginning at 1:00 pm.

Arrangements under the care of Jones & Lewis Clear Lake Memorial Chapel. Please share your loving memories of Larry by signing his on-line guest book at www.jonesandlewis.com and www.legacy.com.