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Lou Haddad was born on March 20, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan to Parents of Lebanese Immigrants. Lou was the middle child having two older sisters, two younger sisters and a brother. His Brother Alex and sister Madelyn preceded him in passing. The Haddad’s eventually moved to California and settled in the Maywood area of Southeast Los Angeles County. Lou would graduate from Bell High School and East Los Angeles Community College. After college Lou joined the United States Navy serving on the, “Coronado Ferry” in San Diego.
After serving his country, Lou came back to Bell, California where he got married, had two children and worked for Apffel’s Coffee. Eventually opening his own business, “Lou’s Lawn Service” Lou had a landscape service for 20 years. Lou would eventually meet and marry his wife Anna Faye. Together, Lou and Faye moved to Downey where they had a loving, prosperous 42 year marriage until Faye passed in 2007 from Lung cancer. On October 7, 2012 Lou passed peacefully without pain From Cardiac Cachexia with his children and best friend of 42 years Ken Thompson by his side.
Lou’s survivors include his two children, Kimberly Haddad and Louis Haddad III who reside in Downey, Step Son Fred Boyd who resides in Ohio, Step Daughters Diana Daley of Snoqualmie, Washington, Deborah Anderson of Apple Valley, California, his sister’s, Georgette Arranaga of Newport Beach, Isabell Haddad of Huntington Beach, and Adel Spangle of Cypress. Services will be private.
Published: October 18, 2012 – Volume 11 – Issue 27