Probst, George E. "Mickey"
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Feb. 15, 1932 - Sep. 13, 2013
George "Mickey" Probst, 81, of Sarasota FL died peacefully after complications from Alzheimer's disease at Heartland North on Friday, September 13, 2013. Born in Morgantown, W VA, he & his family moved to Sarasota from Rochester, PA in 1966. He served 4 years in the US Air Force during the Korean conflict.
Preceded in death by his parents and daughter-in-law Sharon Probst(Gary), he is survived by his wife of 62 years, Evalyn "Lynn" Probst(Savisky) and sons, Michael (Leslie Telinger), Sarasota, Gary, Orlando, and daughter, Elizabeth Ann, Sarasota and 3 grandchildren, Amy Lynn Upholz(Brian), Sarasota, Joshua, Austin, TX and Emily Anne, Orlando. He is also survived by 2 step-grandchildren, Jason(Stacey) Prince and Kelly Prince and 3 step-great grand children, Kylee, Mason, and Shelby Prince. His surviving sister Leona Patterson(Harvey) resides in Cotttonwood, AZ.
He retired in 1994 from the City of Sarasota where he served as Senior Accountant and Budget Director under Ken Thompson, manager. He, his wife, & daughter moved to Islamorada in the Florida Keys for 8 years and then returned to live in Sarasota.
Internment with family & friends will be at 2 PM on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Sarasota National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to
3277A Fruitville Road, Sarasota or Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Road, Wilton NH 03086.
Published in Herald Tribune from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23, 2013