John Letey, Jr. |

John Letey, Jr.

John Letey Jr. passed away suddenly September 14, 2014 at his home in Riverside, California. John was born June 13, 1933 in Carbondale to John and Rosina Letey.

John graduated from Glenwood Springs High School in 1950, obtained his B.S. from CSU in 1955 and PhD from the University of Illinois in 1959.

Dr. Letey worked as a distinguished Soil Physics Professor at UCLA and UCR since 1961. John received many honors and awards during his career.

Survived by wife Sonia; sister Rose Asbury; three children Laura Petersen, Don Letey and Lisa Smith and their mother Marilyn; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

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