Les was a United States Air Force veteran and served his country from 1948 – 1974, retiring as a Master Sergeant. He went on to work for Scott Credit Union for 36 years. He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. Les was an avid Cardinal Baseball Fan.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Debbie Bartlett and Lynette Koch; a son, Roy Koch; his parents, Rolland I. and Hazel E., Lasley; two sisters, Ruby (Earl) Clapp, and Frances Robbins; and three brothers, Gerald Lasley, Marvin Lasley and Lloyd Lasley.
Surviving are his wife of nearly 45 years, Wilma D. (Koch) Lasley, whom he married on May 6, 1975;
his children, Debbie (Bill) Rogge,
Brian (Janey) Lasley,
Robena “Beanie” (Terry) Keck,
Linda Briggs, and a son-in-law, David Bartlett;
and three great-great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Life Church Metro East, 4180 Smelting Works Road, Swansea, IL, 62226. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, January 23, 2020, George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, January 24, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Pastor Mike Fowler and Pastor Robena Keck officiating.
Burial with full military honors will be at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.