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George Stierwalt

 

September 17, 2020

George Stierwalt, the son of George and Myrtle (Hattan) Stierwalt, was born on March 22, 1933, in Edgar, Neb. He died Sept. 7, 2020, at the Brodstone Memorial Hospital at Superior, Nebraska, at the age of 87 years, 5 months, 16 days.

George attended grade school in Edgar. He enlisted with the United State Army on July 28, 1953, serving during the Korean war and was honorably discharged on June 7, 1955.

He was united in marriage to Christina Lois Mittan on Jan. 9, 1955, at Hebron, Neb. This union was blessed with four children. George retired from Ideal Cement after 35 years of service. During his lifetime, George lived in Nelson, Deweese, Clay Center, Oak, Ruskin and Superior. George was a former member of the Baptist Church in Superior. He was also a member of the Boilermakers Union. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, playing cards and vegetable gardening.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Danny Stierwalt and Max Stierwalt; a grandson, Zach Beale; and a great-grandson, Dylan Jones.

Survivors include his wife, Lois; children, Laura Kohtz of Hastings, Tim Stierwalt of Superior, Holly Colgrove of Superior, and Kelly (Miles) Beale of Nelson; eight grandchildren, Jeremy Colgrove, Christina Jones, Joshua Colgrove, Jennifer (Adam) Neumann, Sarah Kohtz, Grace (Shaun) Chipman, Kimberly (Quentin) Colwell and Jesse Beale; and 19 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Bill Stierwalt of Beatrice; and sisters, Sue Renter of Valley, Neb .; Mary Wheeland of Nelson, and JoAnn Rothchild of Superior, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

His funeral was held at 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 11, from the Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with Pastor David Johnson officiating.

Music was Alan Jackson recordings of “How Great Thou Art,” and “Amazing Grace.”

Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday with the family present to greet friends from 7 to 8 p.m.

Pallbearers were George’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Interment with military honors was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Superior.

Memorials are suggested to go to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Condolences may be sent to Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N Commercial, Superior, Neb. 68978 or in care of http://www.pricefuneralhomes.com.

Megrue-Price Funeral Home of Superior was in charge of the arrangements.

 

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