Charles A. George

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  • Name: Charles A. George
  • Location of Birth: Stockton, Illinois
  • Date of Birth: February 24, 1927
  • Date of Death: February 28, 1997 (70 years old)
  • Parents: Hugh George and Bessie (Andrus) George
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    World War II
    Korean Conflict

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    Charles grew up and attended school in Chicago, Illinois and had been a resident of Carol Stream, Illinois prior to moving to Lawrence Township in 1991.

    He married Bonnie Anderson on October 6, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois.

    Charles had been a conductor for the Chicago and Northwest Railroad for over twenty years and had worked for the Village of Carol Stream Public Services Department prior to his retirement. He had been a volunteer fireman for the Village of Carol Stream.

    Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Bessie George; and a sister, Marjorie George.

    Survivors include his wife, Bonnie; daughter, Sue Howell; two sons, John (Patricia) and David (Janet); six granddaughters; two grandsons; a great-granddaughter; two sisters, Virginia Zumstein and Betty Humiston; special friends, John Watkins and Marty Hufnagel; and several nieces and nephews.

    Charles died at his home in Lawrence Township in Itasca County. He is buried in Balsam Cemetery in Itasca County, Minnesota.

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