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Ornald Lloyd Gambrell died on September 11, 2016 in Vancouver, Wa. He was 91.
Mr. Gambrell was born on May 25, 1925 in Canton, CA to his parents, Herbert and Grace Gambrell. He graduated from the Oklahoma A&M (Oklahoma State University) with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and from Colorado State University with a degree in Petroleum Engineering. He married Katherine Rogers while he was in Colorado.
Mr. Gambrell is a Veteran of the United States Navy where he served as a Naval Aviator until 1974. He worked for many years for Union Oil Corporation as a Petroleum Engineer until retiring in 1988.
Mr. Gambrell is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Amy Gambrell of Colorado Springs, Co; his granddaughter Lyndsey Gambrell, his son and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Tammy Gambrell; his grandchildren, Christopher, Caitlin, Caleb, Elisha, Mackenzie Gambrell; his son and daughter-in-law, Matthew and Shona Gambrell; and his grandson, Christian Gambrell. He is preceded in death by his wife Katherine Gambrell, and his parents Herbert and Grace Gambrell.
Mr. Gambrell's funeral service will be held at Sunnybrook Christian Church on September 20, 2016 at 10:00 am and will be buried in a private ceremony following the service. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Mr. Gambrell's life.
Published on September 19, 2016
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