David P. George

March 6, 2013

David Paul George 78, of Frankfort, died at 1:00 a.m. March 6, 2013 at Wesley Manor Health and Retirement Community. Born August 6, 1934 in Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO to Marcus A & Eva May (Maxwell) George and they moved to Michigantown in 1944. On July 19, 1959 he was united in marriage with Mary K. Brant and she survives. Dave was a graduate of Michigantown High School, Ball State University, University of Colorado, and attended University of Chicago and Northwestern University. He taught industrial arts and was a guidance counselor in the Denver Public Schools, was employed by Uniroyal in Joliet, IL in training and management. For the last twenty five years of his employment he was a guidance counselor and eventually department chairman of the counseling department at the Wilson Campus of the City Colleges of Chicago, retiring in December 1991. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from 1955-1957. Dave was active in his church memberships throughout the years with the latest being United Methodist Church of Michigantown, Indiana as a Trustee, Lay Leader, and volunteer with the food bank. He was also active in local chapter of the Gideon’s International and Jail Ministry. Dave enjoyed traveling and together he and Mary K. have visited all fifty states and most of the Canadian provinces.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Emmett Ade will officiate the service. Burial will be in Geetingsville Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Gideon’s International or United Methodist Church of Michigantown Scholarship Fund.

Survived by:

Wife: Mary K. George of Frankfort, 1 Son: Mark (Diane) George of Tucson AZ, 1 Daughter: Stacy (Roland) Hahn of Des Plaines, IL, 1 Sister: Linda (Steven) Ostler of Frankfort, 1 Sister-in-Law: Virginia George of Woodland Park, CO, 3 Grandchildren, Karsten (Lisa) Hahn, Erika Hahn and Ethan George

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James George.


10 Condolences for “David P. George”

  1. Carolyn Gray Hoffman March 7, 2013 at 12:59 am

    My deepest condolences to my best genealogy comrade and cousin, and to all of the family.
    Love, Carolyn

  2. Scott, Kathy & Mary Laird March 7, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    My dear Mary K. and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Dave’s passing.
    He was such a good man and we feel
    honored that we got to know him.
    Love you…

  3. Lila Woodward March 7, 2013 at 6:34 pm

    I just want you and your family to know my prayers are with you. God Bless

  4. Woodward, Lila March 7, 2013 at 6:36 pm

    I want you and your family to know my prayers are with you. May you find peace in knowing so many cared about Dave.

  5. Lena Harper March 7, 2013 at 7:18 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Dave was a very special man and the world is a better place because he was in it.

  6. Chuck & Barb Erickson March 7, 2013 at 8:59 pm

    Mary K and family …. our heartfelt sympathy is with you at this sad time. God be with you.

  7. Richelle and Aaron Lutz March 7, 2013 at 10:23 pm

    So sad to hear of Dave’s passing. I know that he is with Jesus and I pray that the Peace that passeth ALL understanding be with YOU in this time of need. I Love you!

  8. Pat Brumbarger (Promise Home Health Aide) March 8, 2013 at 12:23 am

    Mary K, I was sorry to hear about the passing of Dave. For some reason he has been on my mind this week. Now I know why. I am glad that I had the opportunity to meet you and Dave. Please be strong in this part of your journey in your life. Dave was a sweet guy. I will remember our walks. God be with you. Take care

  9. Erica Baber March 8, 2013 at 4:33 am

    Mary K. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  10. Linda Wolverton Daulton Wilkinson March 8, 2013 at 9:03 pm

    Mary K – My prayers are with you and your family. I am so sorry. God bless you always.

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