Leland (Beetle) Bailey


Last updated 11/11/2021 at 11:27am

Leland (Beetle) Bailey

Leland (Beetle) Bailey

Jan. 21, 1935 - Oct. 26, 2021

Leland (Beetle) Bailey passed away peacefully Oct. 26, 2021 in Thermal Calif. He was born Jan. 21, 1935 to Henry Bailey and Lenna Glenn Benscoter of Sandpoint, Idaho.

When he was 17 he enlisted in the US Coast Guard as a cook. He married Norma Jean Masterpolo in 1955. He retired from the Coast Guard in 1972, and went to Spokane Community College and got his culinary arts degree. From 1980 to 1985 Beetle and Norma opened Beatles Café in Spokane; they later opened Beatles Drive-in in Medical Lake from 1989 to 1995.

Beetle and Norma enjoye...

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