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Katherine L. George 1933 - 2023
Katherine L. George 1933 - 2023
Katherine L. George 1933 - 2023

LARNED – Katherine L. George, 90, passed away November 28, 2023 at Diversicare of Larned.

She was born April 7, 1933 in Pawnee County, the daughter of Albert and Olivia Jenisch Debes. She graduated from Zook High School in 1951.

A former resident of Boulder and Louisville, Colorado, their family moved to the Larned area in 1993. She was a homemaker and a member of Peace Lutheran Church, Albert, Larned Garden Club, and Zook Community Club. Katherine loved family history, documenting photos, and organizing the family tree.  She spent many hours working in her yard, enjoying her beautiful flowers, bird watching, traveling and going on the Extension trips.

On May 30, 1953 she married Lloyd W. George in Albert; he preceded her in death on February 8, 1997.

Survivors include: sister, Pauline (Norman) Herrmann, Kinsley; daughter-in-law, Debra George, Colorado; several nieces and nephews, extended family, and friends.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Lloyd; son, Alan George; daughter, Debbie George; brother, Bernard Debes; and two sisters, Alma Frick and Rose George.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at Peace Lutheran Church, Albert, with Pastor Wayne Baldyga presiding. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned, with family present from 6-8 p.m. Burial will be in Peace Lutheran Cemetery, Albert.

Memorials may be given to Larned Garden Club or Peace Lutheran Church in care of Beckwith Mortuary, PO Box 477, Larned, Kansas 67550. Personal condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Beckwith Mortuary

P.O. Box 477

Larned, KS 67550

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 2, 2023