Baker-Dorng Genealogy Obituary

In Memorium: Gardner Walter Dorng

Updated April 14, 2019

I received a phone call today from my Uncle in Michigan that my other uncle Gardner Walter Dorng passed away at his home on December 3, 2018 at the age of 75 at his home on the south side of Chicago. He is survived by 3 siblings predeceased by one and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews will remember him fondly. As requested by him there be no memorial service and Gardy will be interred in the Veterans Section of Lincoln Cemetery in Elwood, Il. on May 17, 2019 at 11:30am
Two army representatives, and an honour guard with gun salute will be present.

For those of you who would like to leave comments or memorials, his FindAGrave memorial link is located below.

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  • Patrick Murphy
    18 Mar 2019 - 10:22 pm | Permalink

    Hi, Jake. I’m sorry for your loss but also grateful I found this site, My name is Pat Murphy, Jr., son of Gardy’s long time friend Pat Murphy, Sr. There was an online obituary that said that he was going to be interred at Abe Lincoln National Cemetery (, so I was wondering if you knew if he was interred yet and where. I know my father would really like to visit the site once he was laid to rest. Any information you can pass along would be greatly appreciated. My email is

    Thank you again,

    Pat Murphy, Jr.

    • 21 Mar 2019 - 3:00 pm | Permalink

      Hi Patrick ,

      Thanks for your message. I’ll email you right away.


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