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Arnold "Ike" George, 91, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, June 4, 2014 with family at his side.

Arnold was born Jan. 23, 1923 in Osage. He married Patricia DeMaris on Sept. 29, 1951 and moved to Hibbing where they raised five children. He worked in the mining industry for 12 years and then Clyde Johnson Construction until he became disabled. In 1993, they moved back to Park Rapids to be near two of their children. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

Arnold is survived by his wife, Patricia; five children, Beverly (Dennis) Wright, Connie Akins, Randy (Diane) George, Pam (Jeff) Howard and Tom (Tracy) George; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents Frank and Violet, brother Virgil, granddaughter Tara and sister-in-law Phyllis.

Funeral service: 1 p.m. Monday, June 9 at the As-sembly of God Church in Park Rapids with visitation one hour prior to the service.

A special thank you is given to the St. Joseph Hospice staff.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Wevley Funeral Home of Sebeka.

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