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George A. Edwards

George A. Edwards

George Arnold Edwards was born December 3, 1930 in Letcher, S.D. to George and Ruth (Mathis) Edwards. He died in Cheyenne, Wyoming on May 23, 2014.

George served in U.S. Army in the Korean War and was discharged at the rank of Sergeant in October 1953. He married Rochelle "Shelly" Stoebner on September 4, 1954 in Tripp, South Dakota. George worked as a Safeway manager for 34 years and retired in 1991.

George was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandra Kay Edwards;

his parents; his sisters, Arlene (Darwin) Knutson, Joyce (Vernon) Thomas, and Merna (Tom) Hoffman; and brother, Merlyn Edwards.

George is survived by his wife, Rochelle; daughter, Laurie & Ron Ostrom; son, Todd Edwards; five grand-children; six great grandchildren; sister, Karen Hoffman; sister-in-law, Lois Edwards; and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at Graceland in Mitchell, S.D. A meal and reception will follow at the American Legion in Letcher, S.D.