Dr. Stanley Eugene Lassa

Odessa American, Obituaries  2004

Odessa, Ector County, Texas

Submitted by Dolores Bishop, Cemeteries of Texas

Information used by permission of the Odessa American Newspaper Dec 11 2004

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Dr. Stanley Eugene Lassa
ODESSA Stanley E. Lassa, O.D., 74, of Odessa, died Wednesday, December 8, 2004. He was born May 6, 1930, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Stanley W. Lassa and Clara Lassa, whom both preceded him in death. He married Dolores M. Eddleman on November 1, 1950.
Stanley served his country during the Korean War as a Yeoman to the Commander of the 9th Naval District. After his discharge from the Navy, he started his college education at Cleveland State University receiving a Bachelorís degree in Mechanical Engineering and then furthered his education at Case Western Reserve with a Masterís degree in Marketing. At the age of 40, he went back to school and received his Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Houston. After graduating, he moved his family to Odessa and began his optometry practice for twenty-eight years at Texas State Optical which is now Lassa Optical Co.
Stanley is survived by his wife, Dolores M. Lassa; son, Dr. Lawrence Lassa; daughter; Laura and husband, Gary Callendar; two grandchildren, Courtney and Brandon Callendar, both of Odessa; and aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. John Grabowski of Cleveland, Ohio.
He will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and will be missed by all that knew him.
A rosary has been scheduled for Sunday, December 12, 2004, at 7 p.m. at the Sunset Memorial Gardens Chapel. Funeral services have been scheduled for Monday, December 13, 2004, at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church with Father Ed Vrazel and Father Mark Woodruff officiating. Military entombment with VFW honors will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Services are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.