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George Lewis Staib
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1915
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1995
Baldwin Park
Los Angeles County
California, USA

George was born of a family with deep roots in Monongahela, Pennsylvania. He was pre-deceased by his mother Iva Fitch Staib and his father, Lewis George. The Staibs and Fitchs/Fitzpatricks had been living in Western Pennsylvania since long before the Civil War and were both merchants and coal barons. George lived with his beloved grandfather John Harold who had a great influence in his life and in most cases was his protector. George enlisted in the U.S. Army cavalry at an early age and served in Panama in the early 1930's. While in the service George's best friend was his horse, Dan. After leaving the service George married and he and his wife, Alice settled down in West Brownsville Pennsylvania and had two sons, George and Dale. A third child was later born after the family had moved to the State of California. George had an interesting working life. He was a coal miner in Western Pennsylvania, operating a loading machine. He also worked as a fireman on the railroad, as a hand on a river paddlewheeler on the Monongahela River, as a truck driver and for a good part of his life as a machinist. George was also very active in the Boy Scouts and gave freely of his time. He was also an excellent artist and didn't develop that talent as much as he should have. In his retirement George spent a great amount of time doing good works in various Masonic organizations including the Shriners and the Blue Lodge. He and Alice delighted in traveling to Masonic conventions and at times going back home to Brownsville to visit friends and family. In his later life he became ill and fought a long and courageous battle against cancer. He eventually lost his battle and on his death George was mourned by his family and his many friends. 
Family links: 
  Louis George Staib (1887 - 1960)
  Wilma Ivadore Fitch Stephens (1890 - 1951)
  Alice Elizabeth Lane Staib (1914 - 2006)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Staib Hollowood (1908 - 1985)*
  Blanche M Staib Perry (1911 - 1988)*
  Alberta Staib (1914 - 1914)*
  George Lewis Staib (1915 - 1995)
*Calculated relationship
Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside County
California, USA
Plot: 2A, 0, 1472
Created by: George
Record added: Nov 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31826767
George Lewis Staib
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George Lewis Staib
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George Lewis Staib
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Hi Dad: Well, it is July 4th. Yes, another one. We will be cooking hamburgers and hot dogs and we will also have baked beans and home made potato salad. I wish that you and mom could share it with us. I miss those times. Time does pass too quickly. I'm no...(Read more)
- George
 Added: Jul. 4, 2015
Hi Dad: Happy Fathers Day. I wish that you were still with us. We had some good talks though having talks wasn't your thing. I miss you and after this much time it is a pretty safe assumption that I always will. The baseball season is in full swing and th...(Read more)
- George
 Added: Jun. 21, 2015
Hi Dad just thinking of you remembering when you took me to Angels Stadium to see the Detroit Tigers play the lowly Angels and Denny McLain won his 29th game on his way to a 30 win season and the Tigers winning the World Series that year.Tigers won 7-2 An...(Read more)
- Jon
 Added: Jun. 17, 2015
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