CHRISTOPHER LAUKALA Christopher Anthony Laukala, 28, of Las Vegas, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Okla. Chris was born Sept. 13, 1984, in Los Angeles. He left an amazing legacy of love behind and a footprint on every heart he touched. He was an amazing son, son-in-law, loving husband, devoted brother, god-father, nephew, cousin and friend. He had a deep passion for the game of football. He was USC Trojan's number one fan. He loved family gatherings, video games, traveling, hookah, In-N-Out Burger, movies, music and his mom's cooking. His absolute favorite holidays to celebrate were Halloween and Christmas. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Janice and Kenneth Mabbitt; and uncle, Joseph Robideau. He is survived by mother, Shari Laukala; wife, Theresa Laukala; mother-in-law, Susan Parker; sister, Ashley Duval; aunt and uncle, Lori and Joe Mercer; cousins, Jessica Crawford, Thomas Crawford and Daniel Mercer; and a host of family and dear friends. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, at Christ the King, 4925 S. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, Deacon Jacob Favela celebrating. Luncheon to follow at the Community Center of Christ the King. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Laukala family. "Fight on."