George F. Fawcett, 98, of Duluth, formerly of Nisswa, died Aug. 31, 2011, in Duluth, Minn. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls. Military Honors will be provided by the Minnesota National Guard Honor Guard. A reception will follow at the Brenny Funeral Chapel Reception Room in Baxter. George was born July 20, 1913 in Ocheyedan, Iowa. On Oct. 8, 1940, he was united in marriage to Katherine McClain. The couple was married for 69 years before she passed away on Sept. 10, 2008. George enlisted in the U.S.