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Friends Remembered Home | Friends Detail

Ed George (KA0NII)


July 6, 2012


Edward George, age 60, of 216-12th Street, died at the Boone County Hospital on July 6, 2012. Ed was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, on September 19, 1951, the son of Donald and Phyllis (Sebring) George. He graduated from Grand Community High School in Boxholm in 1969. On July 25, 1975, Ed married Susan Gates in Boone. Since April of 1973, Ed worked as a conductor/brakeman for the Chicago Northwestern and presently for the Union Pacific Railroad. He was a member of the Boone Amateur Radio Club, Boone County Sportsmen's Club, and was Vice President of the Winged Warriors Car Club. Ed enjoyed muscle cars, fishing, RV camping at Branson, Missouri, ham radio, target shooting, yard work, antique shopping for railroad memorabilia, and he loved driving Plymouth and Dodge Cars. Ed is survived by his wife Sue of Boone; his daughter Sherri Norley and husband Derrold of Ames; two grandsons Isaiah and Tony Norley of Ames; his mother Phyllis George of Newton; two brothers, Frank and Tom George, both of Newton; three sisters, Jean Nagle and companion Norm Osten of Newton, Donna Sego and companion Donald Schultz of Ogden, and Sherri Phipps and companion Mark Floden of Montezuma; his mother-in-law and father-in-law Betty and Jim Gates and a brother-in-law Jim Gates, Jr., all of Boone.

Contributed by: Ken R. Noffsinger (AE8I)


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