|Birth: ||Apr. 29, 1931|
|Death: ||Apr. 2, 2010|
Victoria "Vickie" M. George, 78, Manhattan, KS passed away Friday, April 2, 2010 in her home.
She was born September 29, 1931 at Minneapolis, MN, the daughter of Joseph Sumbs and Marie J. Jockum Sumbs. She grew up in the Crosby and Irontown, MN areas and attended the local schools. She was a 1951 graduate of the St. Mary's Vocational School of Nursing, Rochester, MN.
She was united in marriage to Dennis J. George on August 25, 1951 in Crosby. He preceded her in death on April 2, 2009.
Mrs. George had worked as a LPN for many years. She lived in Killeen, TX from 1958 until moving to Manhattan in 1974. Since living in Manhattan, she had worked at the Wharton Manor Nursing Home, the College Hill Nursing Home and the St. Mary's Hospital. She retired in 1987.
She was a member of the Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Altar Society, Seven Dolors Women's Circle #4, Budget Shop, Breakfast for the Homeless, Meals On Wheels, Seven Dolors Food Pantry and was a lifetime member of the Pearce-Keller American Legion Post No. 17 Auxiliary., all of Manhattan.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. George was preceded in death by a son, Dennis J. George, Jr. on July 31, 2005; a daughter, Donna M. George, on November 2, 2008; her parents; step father, Emil Beireis; a brother, Daniel J. Sumbs; and five sisters, Rita Hanson, Josephine Halverson, Hildagarde Corey, Hycenthea Neopotino and her twin sister, Veronica Sipper Hanson.
Survivors include two sons, Dale R. George, and his wife, Brenda, Lathrop, MO and Douglas E. George, and his wife, Tina, San Antonio, TX; two daughters, Deborah A. Price and Doreen M. Ray, and her husband, Charles, all of Manhattan; two sisters, Clara Hilden, Crosby, MN and Sophia Doig, Sun Lakes, AZ; 17 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 6, 2010 in the Seven Dolors Catholic Church with Father Joseph Popelka as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, in the Elbo community, east of Manhattan.
A Rosary and Vigil Service will be at 7:00 p.m., Monday, April 5, 2010 in the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, Manhattan.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Seven Dolors Catholic Church and left in care of the funeral home. Online condolences for the family can be sent to www.irvinparkview.com.
Dennis J. George (1927 - 2009)
Dennis J George (1952 - 2005)*
Donna M. George (1961 - 2008)*
Saint Patricks Cemetery
Created by: Marie
Record added: Apr 05, 2010
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