Bernard
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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  1. Dear Garbe Family… Just a note to let you know you are all in my prayers through this most difficult time. Know that you are loved and thought about daily. Love you, Vicki, Valerie, Nick and Travis too

  2. Joan and Family, Our sincerest sympathy for your loss. God must have needed Bernie in heaven at this time. His journey continues. I am sure you all have wonderful memories of your lives with him. My fondest memory is of him dancing at Tina and Chris\’ wedding. What a fine dancer he was. God be with all of you in time of need. Sincerely, Janet and family

  3. WE ARE BOTH SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. LOVE KATHY & JACK UPCHURCH

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