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Memorial for George I. Edwards

Born in Webber, KS on Aug. 14, 1927
Departed on Oct. 16, 2012 and resided in Papillion, NE.
Celebration of Life: Friday, Oct. 26, 2012
12 pm
Cemetery: Hardy Cemetery
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George Ivan Edwards, 85, of Omaha, NE, died October 16, 2012 in Omaha. At the family's request cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Friday October 26th at 12:00 pm at Union Church in Hardy, NE, with Pastor Danny Jackson officiating. A memorial has been established to the Joyce Harper Hospice House in Omaha, NE. Inurnment will be held in the Hardy Cemetery, Hardy, NE. Condolences may be sent to the family at Williams Funeral Home of Superior, NE is in charge of the arrangements.

He was born Aug. 14, 1927 in Webber, Kansas to Clinton Robert and Velma Leone Edwards. He was raised on the farm near Hardy and attended school in Hardy. He was the Valedictorian of his graduating class.

After high school he served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in post-war Japan. Upon discharge in 1947 he continued his education at Doane College where he participated in track. He graduated with a BS Degree in Education.

He began his post graduate teaching career in Orleans, NE. After teaching and coaching for 30 years in several small towns across Nebraska, he finally retired in Superior.
He was married May 25, 1952 to Marilyn Davis in Hardy, NE. They resided in Hardy, Byron, Belvidere, Battle Creek, Crete, Superior, Rapid City, South Dakota, and Omaha.

He enjoyed tending his vegetable gardens, cutting wood and helping his brothers on their farms around Hardy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers; Bob, Russ and Bruce and grandson; Joshua

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; children Mike Edwards and wife Mary of Denver, Colorado, Tim Edwards and wife Linda of Omaha, NE, Lori Quick and husband Bob of Ft Walton Beach, Florida, Jerry Edwards and wife Linda of Omaha, NE and Kris Kraus and husband Kelly of Waterloo, Illinois; 13 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, brothers: Glenn and wife JoAnne of Hardy, NE: Paul and wife Dee of Hardy, NE; Don and wife Joan of Superior, NE; Kenney of Sabetha, KS; sisters: Elise Tallent and husband Dale of Hiawatha, KS; Norma Hobson and husband E.C. of Hardy, NE; Margaret Tomlinson of Lincoln, NE; and Donna Miller and husband Jim of Superior, NE.

Williams Funeral Home
Superior Chapel
Ph 402 879 3123

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