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In Memoriam: Lance Hamberger (Oct. 10, 1952 – April 20, 2023)

Lance Hamberger

Lance L. Hamberger passed away April 20, 2023. He was born Oct. 10, 1952 in Elmira, New York to Irving and Margaret Hamberger.

The family moved to Maryland and then to Arizona in 1960. Lance grew up in Vail then Sunizona and Elfrida areas. He graduated from Valley Union High School in 1970, then received an associate’s degree at Cochise College.

In 1975 Lance moved to Oregon, holding miscellaneous jobs until starting in the construction trade of the manufactured home industry.  Later he started his own business, specializing in home repair and remodel. He could repair almost anything; no matter how difficult.

He married Bernadette Sichley in 1982 and they were had a son two years later. His greatest joy was spending time with family, seeing his grandkids and going to their music and sporting events and helping his son with remolding projects on their home.

He had a love for the Arizona mountains and also sports, especially football. Lance’s wit and sense of humor warmed the hearts of many. He was always charitable to those in need. He was loved much and he is missed dearly by his family.

He is preceded in death by parents, Irving and Margaret Hamberger; brother, Jonathan G. Hamberger; and brother-in-law, Howard Rader. He is survived by his spouse, Bernadette Hamberger; son, Jonathan N. (Kristin) Hamberger; grandchildren, Brookelynn, Brynn and JoAnna Hamberger; sisters, Sarah Rader and Susan Hamberger; brothers: David (Dina) Hamberger, Donald Hamberger and Bruce (Diana) Hamberger and families. 

Arrangments by Unger Funeral Chapel.

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