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 George Albert Gatchel

George Albert Gatchel

Birth
Winterset, Madison County, Iowa, USA
Death 10 May 1993 (aged 76)
Beaver Creek, Clackamas County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot X, 0, 2287
Memorial ID 687609 · View Source
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Parents: Manning A. and Goldie M. (Evans) Gatchel.

He attended elementary school in Weta, S.D., and high school in Zion, Iowa. Mr. Gatchel served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1941 to 1945. He was employed as a crew leader for the Southern California Gas Co. before retiring in 1979.

Mr. Gatchel married Julia Tribble 26 Aug. 1960 in Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co., Calif.

He moved to Roseburg, Oregon in 1979, and to the Beaver Creek area in 1991.

He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canby, Oregon. He also was a 33rd Degree Mason, a Pearl Harbor survivor and a member of Amvets and Veterans of Foreign Wars in Gardena, Calif.

Mr. Gatchel died of a heart attack in his home. He was 76.

Survivors in addition to his wife include his sons, George A. of Medford, Oregon, Sidney L. Tribble III of Grenada Hills, Calif., and Fredrick A. Tribble of Anaheim, Calif.; daughters, Ellen Seitz of Fairbanks, Alaska, Cleo A. Fink of Beavercreek, Cherri L. Copley of Dallas, Texas, Julia E. Ryan of Van Nuys, Calif., and Joy E. Estes of Molalla; brothers, Joseph of Houston and Lucien of Pomona, Calif.; sister, Frances Martin of Barstow, Calif.; 18 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

(Obit published in "The Oregonian," Portland, Oregon, Thursday, May 13, 1993, page D02.)


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  • Maintained by: J.D. Larimore
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 687609
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Albert Gatchel (22 Feb 1917–10 May 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 687609, citing Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by J.D. Larimore (contributor 47030633) .