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Obituaries - August 05, 2023

Jeanette B. George

Jeanette B. George, 82, died at her home in Ajijic on July 3.

pg14Jeanette was born in Fairfield, Montana, where she had her early education.

She married the love of her life, Lyle George, in 1956.   After being married for ten years, she returned to high school and got her diploma. In her 50s, she decided to go to college and graduated with all her grandchildren in the audience.

Jeanette worked for several years for the Pioneer Press, and as the Glacier County Clerk of Court in Cut Bank, Montana. She also did land work for oil companies.

After Lyle’s retirement, the couple lived in Marion, Montana. They spent many winters at lakeside. She remained there after Lyle’s passing.

Jeanette did charity work here, as well as sponsoring many students at local universities and culinary schools. 

Predeceased by her devoted husband, she is survived by her daughter, Kay Raynor, and her husband, Steve of Aiken, South Carolina; a son, Thomas George, and his fiancé, Tari, of Waterboro, Maine; 11 grandchildren, Raleigh, Jon, Jeanette, Esther, Lyle, Mike, Luke, Virginia, Danny Heather, and Hillary; and 13 great-grandchildren, Kevin, Aaron, Araya, Brendon, Spencer, Izzy, Kate, Clara, Logan, Olivia, Julian, Keanna and Thea.

Jeanette is also survived by her brothers Ray of Seattle, Dennis (Char) of Prescott, Arizona; and sister Verna, of Havre, Montana. She is predeceased by brothers Jack, Glen and Gene Hitchcock.

A graveside service was held at Crown Hill Cemetery in Cut Bank, Montana on August 26.

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