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Obituaries > CHABOLLA, LOUIS R.

Louis Robert Chabolla, Marine Raider WWII, completed his tour of duty on earth April 1, 2006 and was reassigned to guard the gates of heaven upon arrival that day. Louie was born and raised in La Puente, attended Central Elementary and Puente High where upon graduating at 17, lied about his age to enter the United States Marine Corps. After being injured and fighting malaria twice, Louie was honorably discharged and shortly thereafter married Antonia Perez. After several jobs, Louie became a member of L.A. County Road Dept., and retired after 30 years of service. Louie was an active member of his community as well as the VFW where he served as a Commander, and St. Joseph Catholic Church where he ushered, volunteered at Bingo and had a booth at the Fiesta. Louie, known to his family as Daddy, Pop, Grandpa and Poppy, is survived by his wife, Toni, of 63 years, three children, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, two sisters and one brother. He touched his many friends and family with his kindness and love and his physical presence can never be replaced. Louie would have celebrated his 84th, birthday on July 4, 2006. Remember him, on this day and honor his memory by a random act of kindness and/or a smile. This was his way.