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George Thrane Van Valkenburgh
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1934
Marinette
Marinette County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jun. 29, 2002
Arlington Heights
Cook County
Illinois, USA

SP3 Unites States Army/Korea

George T. Van Valkenburgh, of Chicago, died on June 29, 2002 at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, IL. He is the son of Florence L. and the late George A. He is also survived by his sister, Nancy J. Gier (Edward); three nephews, Geoffrey (Tracey Priola), George (Vickie) and Richard (Donna); two great-nephews, Andrew and Graham; and three great-nieces, Healy, Emily and Maryann. Born in 1934 in Marinette, WI, he moved to Northfield, IL in 1943, graduating from New Trier High School in 1952. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in 1953, serving 16 months in Seoul, Korea as a radio communications analyst. On discharge in 1956, he entered Northwestern University's School of Business, graduating with highest honors in June, 1960. He spent his working career as a writer/editor, working for two business publishers before joining Illinois Bell's Public Relations Department in 1965. He retired from the Ameritech-Illinois Corporate Communications Department in 1989. No services are planned. Memorial contributions to the Anti-Cruelty Society, 157 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, 60610 would be appreciated, especially by lost, abandoned, abused and otherwise helpless animals. For more information, call Elegy Cremation and Memorial Services, 877-565-7070.

The Chicago Tribune
Chicago, Illinois
Tuesday, 2 July 2002
page 9
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Adams Van Valkenburgh (1907 - 1955)
  Florence Linsie Krook Van Valkenburgh (1912 - 2003)
 
Burial:
Lakeview Cemetery
Two Harbors
Lake County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: goroke
Record added: Jul 02, 2010
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George Thrane Van Valkenburgh
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