Leroy W. Pabst

November 14, 1942 - June 4, 2017

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Leroy Pabast, at age 74, was called to the arms of His loving Savior, Jesus Christ. His services were held on June 10, 2017 and he was buried at Rose Hills, Whittier..


Leroy was a Lutheran school teacher for 40 years and a church organist and choir director for 51 years, serving His Lord in Missouri, Indiana and California. He spent 36 years in those capacities at Good Shepherd Luthern Church & School of Downey; he retired from teaching in 2004 and from his music responsibilities in 2016.


Leroy is survived by his wife, Mary; their two children and spouses David and Kimberly Pabst, and Susan and Mark Jennings, and four grandchildren. Also surviving are Leroy’s brother and sister-in-law Jerry and Derene Pabst, sister-in-law Maxine Pabst, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Leroy was preceded in death by his parents, George and Ruby Pabst, his brother Gene, and infant sister Georgia Mae.