Mary Diane George (1936 - 2015)

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Mary Diane (Dee) George of Bozeman, Montana died Aug. 26, 2015 at her home.

Dee was born June 23, 1936 in Devils Lake, North Dakota to Mary Ina Knukoop, moving to Miles City, Montana with her family when she was 12.

Dee attended Sacred Heart grade and high school in Miles City, graduating in 1954.

Dee was very active in her high school; she was Class Secretary, Class Vice President and reporter for the school paper. Dee also played basketball, softball, and was a cheerleader.

Upon graduation she attended electronic/teletype/ticker tape school in Omaha, Nebraska.

She married her high school sweetheart, Tom George from Terry, Montana, and together they had seven children and 52 wonderful years together.

Dee worked at Montana State University for many years and retired from the History and Philosophy Department.

She is survived by her children, Tom, Diane, Bob (Suzanne), Kathy (Jerry) Brownstein, Cindy (Pat) Pelteir, Michelle, and David; her brother, Gary; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Dee was preceded in death by her mom and husband, Tom.
Visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 5 at Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service from 10 to 11 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11 a.m. at Dokken-Nelson. Interment will take place in Miles City at a later date.

Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service.

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Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service
113 South Willson Avenue
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 587-3184
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Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Aug. 30, 2015
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