November 14, 1937 - June 19, 2017


Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 23. 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids for George W. Sears, age 79, who passed away Monday at Country Manor Health Care Center in Sartell. Rev. Ralph Zimmerman will officiate and burial will be at Graham United Methodist Cemetery, Graham Township. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services Friday at the church.

George was born Nov. 14, 1937 in Cherokee, IA to George Henry & Bertie (Denham) Sears. He graduated from Monticello High School and married Janice Ruhoff on Jan. 5, 1960 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in St. Cloud. George was a dairy farmer and lived in many different places in his lifetime. He was a loving husband and father, and was a quiet, helpful, caring man who was a good caregiver. George loved to travel from the west coast to the east coast, his favorite place was Alaska. He loved to fix things and enjoyed playing cards especially 500 and euchre.

George is survived by his wife, Janice of Rice; daughter and son, Joy Sears (Mel Arrant) of Salem, OR and Joel Sears of Rice; God children, Lori Euteneur, Lisa Popp and Patricia Rajdl; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Nora Meece, Georgie Cline, Sam Sears and Baby Boy Sears; and nephew, Michael Cline.