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Lee Abreu

Services for Lee Joseph Abreu of Grass Valley will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Grass Valley.

Mr. Abreu died Wednesday, April 17, in Grass Valley. He was 62.

He was born on March 14, 1940, in St. Louis, Mo., to Leopold and Anna Abreu. He moved to California in 1945 and lived in West Los Angeles and Santa Monica. He graduated from St. Monica High School in Santa Monica in 1958, then served in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1958-1960. He married Mary Kiley on July 31, 1987, in Santa Monica.

He worked as a carpenter’s apprentice from 1958-1962, then as a journeyman carpenter.

He graduated from the Los Angeles Police Academy in 1965. He worked as a Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer from 1969-1980.

He then worked as a general contractor after moving to Nevada County in 1988.

He enjoyed golf and traveling. He was a member of the Nevada County Country Club.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Kiley of Grass Valley; mother, Anna Abreu of West Los Angeles; daughter, Terry Shore of Castle Shannon, Pa.; son, Robert Abreu of Houston, Pa.; brother, Michael Gray of Vista; stepson, Matthew Frink of Humboldt; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brother Lawrence Gray in 1996, and son Scott Joseph Abreu in 1998.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church or Peace Lutheran Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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