Ivan Eugene Hale
July 14, 1963 - April 7, 2020
Ivan Eugene Hale, born July 14, 1963 in Riverside, California; died April 7, 2020 in Victorville, California. Ivan "Gene" Hale was 56 years of age at his passing. He lived in Hesperia, CA. Ivan died due to complications of pneumonia and myotonic dystrophy. Ivan was a man who loved life. He loved everything from WWE to Nintendo to Marvel and DC comics. Star Trek or Star Wars was never a debate, he loved them all, Star Trek Voyager was his all time favorite. He was everyone's best friend, and loved spending hours talking with people. If he could, he would spend the day watching movies, playing video games, all while going to Disneyland. He graduated from Norte Vista High School in Riverside, CA. He worked at Swiss Dairy as an "elevated platform engineer"-(a.k.a Dock Worker) He moved to the high desert in 2001 and spent time living life to the fullest. Ivan is survived by his loving wife, Starlett Hale. His children, Richard, his future daughter-in-law, Amber and granddaughters Aubree and Janelle; his daughter, Katie and her husband, Devon and grandchildren Theodore and Victoria; his daughter, Amanda; his mother Mary Hale; his sister, Wendy and niece Amanda; his nephew John Bug and his wife Taylor. His sister-in-law, Stacey, his niece Crystal, her husband Mason, and his great-nephews, William and Ean. His nephew James; his great-nephew Cameron; his niece Jessica and his great-niece Brenda, his nephew Chris, his girlfriend Juliana, and his great-nephews Noah and Luke. His nephew Jacob. His brother-in-law, Scott and his wife Belinda; his nephew Jesse and his wife, Sarah and his great-nieces Isabella and Emory. His niece Casey. His best friends John, Ken and Wade. The mother of his children, Geneva. His nephews Leon, Carlos, Kevin, Dylan, Decklynn, Cody, Conner and nieces Christina, Gianna, Marissa, Kaylee, Savanna, Kari Ann, McKenzie, and Emma. Due to craziness in our lives and around the world, we will be having a Celebration of Life in July. Please look for evite on social media.
Published in Desert Dispatch from May 7 to May 12, 2020.