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Galen John Pingel

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Galen John Pingel of Little Rock went home to be with the Lord Monday, March 13, 2023. Galen was born in Storm Lake, Iowa, on April 11, 1942. He was the son of Waldo John Pingel and Renata Gutz Pingel. He is survived by his wife, Karen Vix Pingel; sisters, Karolyn Robbins and Corinne Bode; son, Jon Pingel and his wife Beth; son, Everett Ellis and his wife Ginny; daughter, Beth Lovins and her husband Ben; grandchildren, Michelle (Jon) Edgin, Samantha (Travis) Currier, Ashley (John) Mayer, Amy Lovins, Camryn Ellis, Henry Ellis, and Alex Watson. Foremost, Galen loved the Lord. He deeply treasured Karen, his children, and all his grandchildren. Galen never met a stranger and would always lend a helping hand. He will be forever missed by those that love him. Visitation and services will be held at Pinecrest Funeral Home 7401 AR-5 Alexander, Ark. 72202, on March 20, 2023, beginning at 10 a.m., with services beginning at 11 a.m. To leave condolences and read Galen's full story visit: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/little-rock-ar/galen-j-pingel-11206877.

Published March 18, 2023

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