William Gale Trieweiler
April 6, 1936 – May 21, 2019
A graveside services was held at Evergreen Park Mausoleum in Merced for William Gale Trieweiler, 83, of formerly of Hughson. The Merced man died May 21, 2019 after a brave struggle with various health issues.
Born on April 6, 1936 in Berkeley to his William “Bush” and Belle Clair Trieweiler, Gale was raised in Hughson where his parents owned the Cozy Corner Market, and mobile home park. He attended Hughson High School and Modesto Junior College, where he met his wife Colleen. Gale had a distinguished career with the Stockton Fire Department for 38 years and served in the Air Force Reserves.
He was a cattle rancher in Merced and loved animals. Gale would often take his family on outings to Santa Cruz where he enjoyed riding the Big Dipper and Mighty Mouse with his son. He also loved the ocean beach.
He was active in his church, serving as an usher for five years at Sacred Heart and also attended Saint George Church in El Nido. He also helped with the church festivals and activities.
Gale is survived by his wife Colleen Trieweiler of Merced; son Pat and daughter in law Anita; sister Lynn Winklemann; three grandchildren Matthew, Katie and Maggie Trieweiler; and great-grandson Eli Trieweiler.
–Ceres (Calif.) Courier
Wednesday, June 5, 2019