Leo Arthur Laraway

June 21, 1931 ~ January 13, 2020 (age 88)


Laraway, Leo Arthur

Ann Arbor, Michigan


His Legacy… Leo Arthur Laraway, 88, passed away January 13, 2020. He was born on June 21, 1931, in Ann Arbor, Michigan to Dwight H. Laraway and Ida May (Thurston) Laraway. Leo married the love of his life, Cibila Elane (Laroe) Laraway, on September 12, 1951, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.   He will be remembered as the best father anyone could ever ask for.  Leo loved going up north with his family and grandchildren.  He was a family man 100 percent.  Leo loved to tell stories to his grandkids and enjoyed sparking lots of imagination with them.  Aside from family, he loved to go racing and make things. 


His Family… Leo will be missed by his children, Victoria (Wayne) Johnson, Rebecca (Kenneth) Klapperich, and Richard (Patricia) Laraway; dear companion, Betty Lou “Blu” Monticelli; siblings, Carl, Ivy, and Johnny; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Elane Laraway; and his parents, Dwight and Ida May Laraway.


His Farewell… Leo’s family and friends will gather Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 4:00-8:00pm at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. His Community Farewell will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 11:00am (10:00am gathering) at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. Memorial contributions are suggested to Salvation Army of Washtenaw County. Please leave a message of comfort for Leo’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign his guestbook at

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Gathering of Family and Friends
January 16, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Borek Jennings - Hamburg Chapel
7425 E. Michigan 36
Hamburg, MI 48139

Community Farewell Service
January 17, 2020

11:00 AM
Borek Jennings - Hamburg Chapel
7425 E. Michigan 36
Hamburg, MI 48139


Salvation Army of Washtenaw County