Louise Ina Bellengero
January 1, 1923 ~ March 15, 2014
Born and raised in San Bernardino. Owner of the famous "High Gear Garage" on Highway 18 San Bernardino Mountains from 1939-1959. She worked and retired from J.C. Penny from 1973-2003. Louise enjoyed time with her lady friends of the "Red Hats" Club and she enjoyed "Dune Buggy" riding with her brother-in-law Mel. She will be missed.
Louise is survived by her brother-in-law Melvin Swengel, God-daughter Yvette Velasquez, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband Scotty Bellengero and parents Charles Barker Sr and Ida Louise Barker. Her siblings include Charles Barker Jr, Betty Jean Snowball, Shirley Swengel, Linda Alfaro and Judy Boyd.
Visitation will be held at Mt. View Memorial Chapel on Friday, March 28 from 4 to 8pm. Funeral services will be held at Mt. View Memorial Chapel on Saturday, March 29 at 11am with interment and a reception to follow. Please visit Louise's memorial website at
Services entrusted to Mt. View
Mortuary & Cemetery (909)882-2943
Mt. View Mortuary & Cemetery
570 East Highland Ave San Bernardino, CA 92404
Published in San Bernardino Sun on Mar. 28, 2014