Betty Kessler-Roys, a resident of Upland and longtime resident of Claremont, died on September 13, 2013. She was 80.
A memorial service for Ms. Kessler-Roys will be held on Thursday, September 26 at 3:30 p.m. at the Wedgewood Banquet Center, 1231 E. 16th St. in Upland. A full obituary on Ms. Kessler-Roys will be published in a future edition of the COURIER.
Robert “Bob” Charles Sauter, PhD, died at his longtime home in Claremont on September 1, 2013 surrounded by family. He was 88.
Mr. Sauter was born in Buffalo, New York, the eldest of 3 boys, and was a very loving and thoughtful son and protective big brother. After graduating from St. Joseph’s Collegiate High School in Buffalo, he enlisted in the US Navy during WWII to support his country.
A 40-year resident of Claremont, Algird “Al” Leiga died August 2, 2013 at Pomona Valley Hospital following a brief hospitalization and a losing battle with cancer. Mr. Leiga was 80 years of age. Mr. Leiga’s service to the Claremont community began before his retirement when he was elected to the Claremont City Council in 1990 and served on that body until 2003, including his terms as mayor from 1994 to 1997.