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“Our deepest sympathy to Gale's family and close friends. It's been a long time since I've talked with Gale at Boise Cascade, but I know he was a...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Harold and Donna Pippin - OR

“Gale Abrams was my best friend. We shared life's experiences in the Masonic Lodge, with the Boy Scouts when my son was a youngster and on our...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Scott McArthur - Monmouth, OR

“Gale Abrams was my best friend. We shared life's experiences in the Masonic Lodge, with the Boy Scouts when my son was a youngster and on our...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Scott McArthur - Monmouth, OR

“Gale Abrams was my best friend. We shared life's experiences in the Masonic Lodge, with the Boy Scouts when my son was a youngster and on our...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Scott McArthur - Monmouth, OR

“We will miss Gale. I thoughts are with the family. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jon,Dyrel & Becky Alleman - OR

“On this day, May 25th, 2009, we tender to the relatives of Brother Gale our heartfelt sympathies, and for consolation can only point them to the...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Patrick Pinkerton - Monmouth, OR

“While I knew Gale for only a short time, he was always kind and fun to be around. We will miss him Bro. James Van Anda Sr. Warden Jennings Lodge #...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: James Van Anda - Keize, OR

“Gale and My sister Claudia attended Rainier High School together. My father Alex and Gale attended many lodge meetings together and enjoyed a great...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Dick & Dan Unruh - Monmouth, OR

“To the Abrams Family - It was my honor to have known Gale and to have him as one of my officers last year. He was always there with a smile on his...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: W Jay Carey - Monmouth, OR

“gale, our sincere sympathy goes out to you and your family. love jane-shaylyn connelly ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: jane connelly - monmouth, OR

“I'll never forget Abe. When we first moved to Monmouth in 1966, the Abrams were our neighbors on Madrona St. Randy became my first friend in Monmouth...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Wes Milligan - Portland, OR


Obituary ~

Gale D. Abrams
August 21, 1927 ~ May 25, 2009

Gale D. Abrams of Monmouth, Oregon passed away May 25, 2009 at the age of 81.

Gale was born August 21, 1927 in Eugene, Oregon. Graduated from Rainer High School in 1945, after graduating he enlisted in the United States Navy and was later honorably discharged. Gale attended Oregon State University receiving a bachelor's degree in forestry. He worked for Boise Cascade retiring at the end of December 1989. He was a member of the Scottish rite, Mason's and active with Boy Scouts. He enjoyed wood carving especially making Santa Clauses and also enjoyed painting.

Survivors include his wife Betty Abrams (married in 1953), daughter Gale (Dennis) Hemmen of Hammond, Oregon and Joel(Charmaine) Abrams of Corvallis, Oregon, 5 grandchildren and 1 great grand child. Gale is preceded in death by his son Randy Abrams in 1997.

Contributions can be made to the Shriners Hospital in care of Farnstrom Mortuary 410 Monmouth St. Independence, Oregon 97351 who is entrusted to cremation arrangements.