Leland James Goularte
January 9, 1920 – April 29, 2014
Leland Goularte was born 12/09/1920 in Warm Springs, CA, to Jack and Adelade Goularte, and passed away peacefully on 4/29/2014, in Placerville, CA. Leland was one of 15 children and a highly decorated WWII Veteran. After a 30 year career at NASA he retired and began to travel, with his wife Gennelle, throughout the U.S. in their motorhome and spent numerous winters in Hawaii. Leland is survived by his daughter, Zelma Lee Leahy and husband Tom, sons Leland, Jr., Darrell and wife Charmian, Michael and wife Debbie, eight grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, his sole surviving brother Lionel Goularte and many, many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Gennelle, and 13 siblings. Leland was a wonderful husband, dad, brother, grandpa and uncle who will be dearly missed. Family services will be held in Fremont, CA.