GARRISON -- George Leon Post Sr., 67, Garrison, died Monday, April 23, 2001, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
He was born March 7, 1934, in Long Prairie to Roy and Aliene (Wilson) Post. He graduated from Aitkin High School in 1952. He married Beverly West on June 6, 1953, in Minneapolis. They lived to Anoka. He was employed at Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. He retired to Garrison in 1983. He was a member of the Community Alliance Church in Garrison, Garrison Lions Club and Telephone Pioneers of America.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly; two sons, George Jr. and James; two daughters, Carol and Barb; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Patricia Rike.
His parents died earlier.
Services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Community Alliance Church in Garrison with the Rev. Peter Dorn officiating. Burial will be in the Garrison Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin and an hour before services Saturday at the church.
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