|Birth: ||May 24, 1921|
|Death: ||Feb. 26, 2010|
George M. Bainbridge, age 88, of Wautoma, passed away Friday afternoon, February 26, 2010 at The Lund Hospice Home in Gilbert, Arizona.
He was born May 24, 1921 in Sioux City, Iowa the son of Archie and Mary (Lathrop) Bainbridge. He married Mary E. Humphrey on September 16, 1945.
Mr. Bainbridge served his country in the United States 3rd Army, Signal Corp during World War II. He served for six years in England, Ireland, Iceland, France and Germany. He was a decorated veteran and a member of the American Legion.
George accepted a position with the Wisconsin Power and Light Company upon his discharge from the military in 1945. He relocated to Wautoma in 1964 where he continued his employment with the Wisconsin Power and Light Company. He retired in 1982 after a career spanning approximately 37 years.
George was an active member of the Wautoma Community and the Grace United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Wautoma and the Order of the Eastern Star of Beloit, WI. He served the community as a participant of Kiwanis, the City Council, Crime Stoppers, a Deputy Sheriff, the Library Board and a Friend of the Library. He was appointed and later elected to the office of Municipal Judge.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday March 8, 2010, at the Leikness Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. on Tuesday until the time of services at the church. A Masonic Service will be held at the close of the visitation on Monday at the funeral home. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, Wautoma with the Rev. George J. Kafer officiating. Any donations may be made to: Childrens Home Foundation located at PO Box 1749, 801 N. Sycamore Avenue Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57101 Leikness Funeral Home
Note: obituary appeared in The Northwestern - Oshkosh, WI
Note: OSSW wife, Mary Humphrey Bainbridge
Wautoma Union Cemetery
Plot: far northeast area
Created by: Janet Marie
Record added: Jun 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112336966