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Gale Marquez

August 24, 1939 — January 31, 2024

Gale Marquez

August 24, 1939 — January 31, 2024

In Loving Memory of Thanna Gale Marquez

Thanna Gale Marquez, affectionately known as Gale, gracefully departed this world on January 31, 2024, at the age of 84. Born on August 24, 1939, in Anadarko, OK, she spent her final days in Desert Hot Springs, CA, surrounded by the love of her husband, David Marquez, and their dog, Max.

Gale's life journey is a narrative of strength, warmth, and love. Originating from an Oklahoma farm, she evolved into a resilient and vibrant woman, ultimately finding her forever home in California.

Gale, a devoted and nurturing mother, leaves behind a cherished legacy through her four children, seven grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Family was the heartbeat of her world, and she wholeheartedly dedicated herself to guiding and nurturing her loved ones.

Beyond her role as a dedicated family woman, Gale was a versatile and accomplished individual. Her culinary mastery, displayed in her excellence as a cook and baker, forged flavorful and cherished memories for those she held dear. Additionally, she embarked on a successful career as a real estate agent, revealing both tenacity and business acumen.

Gale's spirit echoed with kindness and fairness, values profoundly instilled in her children and grandchildren. Her life embodied the belief that treating all beings with compassion and respect was the cornerstone of a fulfilling existence.

As we bid a fond farewell to Thanna Gale Marquez, we celebrate a life exceptionally well-lived, leaving behind a legacy that will endure in the hearts of those fortunate enough to have known and loved her. Gale's warmth, wisdom, and love will forever be etched in our memories, serving as a guiding light and inspiration for generations to come.

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Funeral Service of Thanna Marquez

Friday, February 16, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Pacific time)

Forest Lawn - Cathedral City - Ramon Chapel

69855 East Ramon Road, Cathedral City, CA 92234

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