January 18, 1916 ~ June 4, 2001
Garbe, Bernard Leroy a 47 year resident of Hawthorne passed away on Monday, June 4, 2001 in Torrance. Born in Aurora, IL, Bernard was 85. Bernard was a member of St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church. He worked as a Quality Control Engineer for over 40 years. He is survived by his beloved wife Joan Garbe of Hawthorne; daughter Donna (Michael) Foster of Mission Viejo; sons Mark (Rosie) Garbe of Mission Viejo, Christopher (Tina) Garbe of Lakewood and Brian (Sue) Garbe of Lomita; along with grandchildren Mark, Elizabeth (Kris), Alexandra, Kristin, Andrew, Kaitlin, Courtney, Kelsey and Austin. Bernard was predeceased by his daugher Diane Garbe in 1960. Visitation will be Sunday 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd. in Torrance with Vigil Services beginning at 7:00 PM in the Mortuary Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, June 11, at 10:30 AM at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, 3846 W. Redondo Beach Blvd. in Torrance. Burial will follow with procession to Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City.
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