Gale was the owner-operator of Deuber Excavating Co. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Preceded in death by a son, Craig Deubner, on Oct. 18, 2011. Survived by his wife, Helen I. Deubner, with whom he celebrated their 66th Wedding Anniversary on April 7, 2012; one daughter and son-in-law, Judith and Gary Rothacher, of Stonecreek; one son, Joe Deubner, of New Cumberland; one sister, Betty Adams, of Mineral City; one brother and sister-in-law, Walter and Beverly Deubner, of Mineral City; a step-sister, Wanda Fiddler, of Sandyville; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held Sat. at 2 p.m. in the Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia with Pastor Richard L. Harvey officiating. Interment in Zoar Cemetery. Friends may call one hour before the service on Sat. from 1-2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Deubner’s memory may be made to Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663; Condolences may be sent to: www.gordonfuneralhomes.com
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