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Lester Ronald Rash

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, United States
Death: November 5, 1987 (71)
Garden Grove, Orange County, California, United States
Place of Burial: Riverside, Riverside County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Clifford B Rash and Lake H Hinshaw
Husband of Helen Theresa Rash Meader
Father of <private> Rash; <private> Rash; Kathleen Ann Nelson and Gregory W Rash
Brother of Wilferd Harold Rash and Frances Aleta Rash

Occupation: Radio
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LESTER RONALD RASH was born Sept. 15, 1916 and died Nov. 5, 1987 in Garden Grove, Calif. On Dec. 28, 1944 in Los Angles, Calif. he married HELEN THERESA QUATTRINI, born Jan. 11, 1922 in Elmira, New York, daughter of August and Angela (Salerno) Quattrini. They divorced in May 1975. Lester served in the Coast Guard and was a newspaperman. He was a lifelong magician and a founding member of the Orange County Magic club in Garden Grove. He is buried in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Calif. Helen married 2) William Meader. She died Aug. 24, 2014 and is buried in Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, King County, Wash. In addition to her four children with Lester, she had three grandsons and a granddaughter on the way: Jesse, Eden, Steven & Vivian.

i. Lester Ronald Rash II, b. 1945 in Burbank, Los Angeles Co., Calif., res. Garden Grove, Calif.
ii. Michael Alan Rash, b. December 1950 in Burbank, res: Seattle, Wash, Tel Aviv, Israel.
iii. Kathleen "Kathy" Ann Rash, b. July 3, 1952 in Winkler, Texas, d. March 28, 2015 in Snoqualmie, King County, Washington. Survived by husband Peter Nelson, son Jesse Paul Ravenscroft and his wife Rachele, and granddaughter Vivian Ravenscroft.
iv. Gregory W. Rash, b. 1957, res.: Bellevue WA.

Lester and Helen were divorced in May 1975:
California Divorce Index
Name Helen T Quattrini
Event Type Divorce
Event Date May 1975
Event Place Orange, California
Spouse's Name Lester R Rash
California Divorce Index, 1966-1984
Citing this Record: "California Divorce Index, 1966-1984," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPB5-GJZ : accessed 2 September 2015), Helen T Quattrini and Lester R Rash, May 1975; from "California Divorce Index, 1966-1984," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2007); citing Orange, California, Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento.
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Lester Ronald Rash
Born September 15th 1916 in Marshalltown lA,
Passed away November 5th, 1987 in Garden Grove CA.
Lester was a lifelong Magician and a founding member of the Orange County Magic club in Garden Grove Ca. He had a love for his family and Magic. In 22 years in the Magic club, he never missed a meeting!
Survived by sons Lester Ronald Rash II of Garden Grove CA, Michael Alan Rash of Tel Aviv, Israel, Gregory W. Rash of Bellevue WA, Daughter Kathleen Ann Nelson and her husband Peter Nelson of Snoqualmie, WA, and Grandson Jesse Paul Ravencroft also of Snoqualmie, WA.
The services were held at the Westminster Memorial Park, The Reverend Gordon Clarke of the Friends Church Officiating.
Internment followed at the Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside CA.

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Lester Ronald Rash's Timeline

September 15, 1916
Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, United States
July 3, 1952
Age 35
Kermit, Winkler County, Texas, United States
April 27, 1957
Age 40
Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
November 5, 1987
Age 71
Garden Grove, Orange County, California, United States
Age 70
Riverside, Riverside County, California, United States