Wayne Edward Alldredge July 4, 1927 – June 16, 2011 Wayne Edward Alldredge, a 53-year resident of Lawndale, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2011 in Torrance. Born in Evansville, Indiana, Wayne was 83 when he died due to complications from heart surgery. Wayne had served in the Navy during WWII. Wayne was a member of St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church of Torrance, from 1958 to the time of his death. Wayne was an avid fisherman who spent many days fishing at a myriad of lakes and rivers in California. He also spent much of his time surfing at his favorite surf spots; the Palos Verdes Cove, and San Onofre State Beach. Wayne was the fixer in the family repairing everything imaginable from lawnmowers to cars, boats and everything in between. He will be forever missed in the hearts of all who knew him, and his life has provided a perfect example of unconditional love and acceptance. Wayne is survived by his wife of 64 years, Lillian Alldredge of Lawndale, CA; son, Michael Alldredge of Peoria, AZ; daughter, Mary Loether of San Pedro, CA; daughter Teresa O’Connell of Trabuco Canyon, CA; son, David Alldredge of Laguna Niguel, CA; 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earle and Mary Alldredge; and daughter Linda Fraterman. A gathering of family & friends will be held at Rice Mortuary in Torrance on Thursday, June 23, 2011, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm with the Rosary service at 7:15pm. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church in Torrance on Friday, June 24, 2011 at 10:00am. Burial will be private.

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  1. Oh My Sweet, I just heard at church this morning about Wayne’s passing. My prayers and love are with you and the family. Please if there is anything you need do not hesitate to ask. All my love, Donna (Ashworth)Stogryn

  2. We thought a lot of Wayne. He was my son Jims Little league baseball coach. He always called me Fran. We will miss him.We are so sorry for your loss Lillian. He was a special man.

  3. May God Bless his Soul..Deepest Condolences to the Alldredge Family..David & I have fond Memories of Wayne chasing us kids around….

  4. Lillian,Michael, Mary,Teresa and David I was so sad to hear of Waynes passing we have been neighbors for 39 years he was a great man and we miss seeing him in the yard. God Bless your family. We will miss him always

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