Zabel memorial service is Jan. 19

Zabel memorial service is Jan. 19 A memorial service for Larry Zabel, whose artwork is shown above, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, in the Immanuel Baptist Church Chapel, 1201 North China Lake Blvd. (old COMARCO Building). A reception will be held immediately following the service at the China Lake Museum, NAWS China Lake. Larry Zabel was a well-known valley resident for many years. He moved in 1988, to Montana in pursuit of his dream of becoming a western artist. He also spent many years as a combat artist for the Navy. Over the course of the last 25 years he experienced incredible success and became known as one of the top western artists in America with work displayed in the White House, the Pentagon and the Smithsonian. Courtesy photo

Story First Published: 2013-01-16