George Walter Lasater Sr
- Born: 27 Apr 1901, , , Oklahoma
- Marriage: Marjorie Burchett on 3 May 1926 in Vancouver, Multnomah, Oregon, USA
- Died: 22 Jan 1973, Yucaipa, San Bernardino, California at age 71
- Buried: 26 Jan 1973, Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands, San Bernardino, California
The Lasater Farm consisted of 1120 acres. Littleton Lasater and Mary Lasater each had a homestead and additional lands were purchased. The homestead patents and deeds were recorded between 1914 and 1918. The farm was deeded to George Lasater in March of 1934. George deeded it to Bert Darvis in 1945.
He moved his family from Seattle, Washington to Plentywood, Montana. Plentywood is a small town in extreme northeastern part of the state. It is 16 miles from the Canadian border and 24 from North Dakota.
George was a rancher and raised horses at first. He later went into dairy business.
Later he moved to Los Angeles, California then to Yucaipa, Californi. He was a businessman engaged in the automotive service for 24 years, owning and building his own shop and station.
Notes in his life were:
• Census, 1930, Seattle, King, Washington.
George Lasater, head, age 28
Margaret Lasater, wife, Age 21
Marjorie Lasater, daughter, age 3 1/12
Delore Lasater, daughter, age 5/12
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: 2498; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 124; Image: 979.0.
• Occupation: gas station owner, Abt 1947, Yucaipa, San Bernardino, California.
• Obituary, 1973.
George Lasater, 71, Yucaipa Businessman Dies January 22
The death of George W. Lasater, 71 35211 Eureka Street, Jan. 22, marks the passing of a long-time Yucaipa businessman engaged in the automotive service for 24 years, owning and building his own shop and station.
The garageman, a native of Oklahoma was assisted in Oklahoma business by his wife, Marjorie, who carried on the business during his long illness over a year ago. The community-minded resident came to California with his family in 1947 [according to daughter Delores Holton they moved in 1947] from Plentywood, Montana, where he had farmed. They lived first in LaCanada coming to Yucaipa soon after.
A member of Yucaipa 100F Lodge 389, he was also a member of Yucaipa Masonic Lodge 726 and Yucaipa Valley Grange. He had served as past noble grand of 100F the same year Mrs. Lasater was noble grand for Rebekahs. He served three terms as master of the Grange , the first year in 1960, the last in 1966 a seventh degree member [also master of the Grange 1968 and 1969 according to his daughter, Delores Holton]. Also, Mr. Lasater was a master of the Grange drill team for some time. The couple were members of Calimesa Community Church. The couple raised five children, four girls and a boy. They are George W. Lasater, Jr. of Auburn, Mrs. Audrey Frisbey and Mrs. Ruby Hall, Yucaipa; Mrs. Delores Holton, Long Beach and Mrs. Marjorie Dyer, living in New Mexico. There are 19 grand children and one great granddaughter.
• BURIAL: From "Find a Grave": Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands, San Bernardino, California.
Birth: Apr. 27, 1901 Death: Jan. 22, 1973
Son of Littleton Gilbert Lasater and Mary Ceila Casey. Dad was born in Oklahoma Territory in 1901. There were 9 sisters and 2 brothers. From Oklahoma the family headed west to Oregon then on to Plentywood, Montana. Grandpa spent all his time building up the ranch until 1911. Dr. Steel ordered my grandmother to move to a milder climate. They settled in Eugene, Oregon. Dad married Marjorie Burchett, and eventually took over the ranch until he sold it and moved on to California. There were 5 children raised by them. They eventually ended up in Yucaipa, California, where he ran a garage and service station, and sold new cars. Both mom and dad became active in the Yucaipa Valley Grange, the Odd Fellows and Rebecca lodge. They attended the little community church in Calimesa.
San Bernardino County
Plot: Block 6 Lot 71 Space A
George married Marjorie Burchett, daughter of Granville Drewy Burchett and Mamie Alice Van Amburg, on 3 May 1926 in Vancouver, Multnomah, Oregon, USA. (Marjorie Burchett was born on 15 Jun 1909 in , Lincoln, Nebraska, died on 6 Dec 2000 in Yucaipa, San Bernardino, California and was buried in Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands, San Bernardino, California.)