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W. Gale Burgener

1922 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
W. Gale Burgener Obituary
W. GALE BURGENER, 92, of Moreno Valley, CA, passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at his home. A celebration of life service will be held at 10:30 am at Harvest Christian Fellowship, 6115 Arlington Ave., Riverside, CA. Pastor Carmen Rieg will be officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside National Cemetery. Gale was born September 1, 1922 in Gann Valley, South Dakota. Gale was in the U.S. military from Feb. 1941 to Dec. 1945. He received the American Defense Service Ribbon and the Bronze Service Arrowhead. Gale worked at Deckers in Mason City, Iowa for many years. He moved to Riverside, CA in Feb. of 1963 with his wife Dorothy and their 7 children. Gale worked at Celanese Coatings Paint Factory for 24 years, and continued to work managing property in Moreno Valley, Riverside, Sun City, Escondido, and Spring Valley, CA for 23 years before moving back to Moreno Valley in 2008. Gale and his wife Dorothy were members at Arlington Foursquare Church in Riverside for several years. Gale is survived by 4 sons Jerry Burgener (Shirley) of Riverside, Michael Burgener of Tamal, CA, Christopher Burgener of Riverside, CA and Brandon Burgener (Patti) of Riverside; 3 daughters Becky Henoch of Moreno Valley, CA, Gayla Hundley of San Bernardino, CA, and Julie Snyder (Chuck) of Parker, AZ. Gale is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. PRESTON & SIMONS MORTUARY, Funeral Directors 951-683-7410

Published in Press-Enterprise on Mar. 8, 2015
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