Clara Leedom passed away Tuesday, March 25th from diabetic complications. Born in Wichita, Kansas on May 27, 1920 to Paul and Mary Dunegan. She is survived by her 3 children, William Leedom, Roxanne Deurloo and Donna Gardeski, 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. She is preceded in death by her parents Paul and Mary Dunegan and 2 younger sisters Dorothy Iacono and Mary Wilson. Clara was an active member at St. Catherine Laboure Church, in Torrance, for the past 38 years. Over the years she was involved in the prayer community, religious education, fiesta planning, Magnificat and any church community or fund raising event. She was an incredibly wonderful homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt who shared her love and zest for life with everyone she came in contact. We will remember her always with a smile on her face and laughter in her voice. Services will be held at St. Catherine Laboure Church at 3846 Redondo Beach Blvd in Torrance. The rosary will be held Friday, March 28th at 7:15pm and the funeral Saturday, March 29th at 12 PM. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in her name to the House of Yahweh, 4046 Marine Avenue, Lawndale, CA 90260 or on the web at

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