Abers, George W. age 88, of Zimmerman, on February 20, 2008. Preceded in death by his wife, Anna; and brother, Lee. Survived by his sons, Bill Abers, Ron Abers, and Michael Scheevel; grandchildren, Chad, Ashley and Anthea Abers, and Jennifer Scheevel. Also survived by siblings, Calvin Abers, Thelma Sohns, and Frank Abers. George was a decorated and wounded Army Veteran, serving under Omar Brindley in the 203rd Tank Destroyer Battalion. Funeral Service 10 AM Monday at Dare's Funeral Home, 805 Main St., Elk River (763- 441-1212). Visitation one hour prior to service at funeral home. Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials preferred.
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.