George Edward Munn

Munn, George Edward
Age 79

Lincoln, NE. Died on January 14, 2013 after he lost his battle to lung cancer. George was born on April 15, 1933 in Mason City, NE, to George Emerson Munn and Flora Cecil Spencer. In January 1953, George enlisted in the U.S Air Force during the Korean War. He served 10 ½ years as an Air Force aircraft mechanic. During one of his overseas tours at the Panama Canal Zone, he met his beautiful Panama-born wife, Louise Gloria Grote. Together they had 4 children, George Jr, Mary, Fritz, and David. In 1964, George accepted a position in federal law enforcement as a Canal Zone Police Officer. He remained in that position until the implementation of the Panama Canal Treaties in 1981. In 1982, he returned to Omaha. In 2004, George and Louise relocated to Lincoln. In 2010, Louise lost her battle with pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his 4 children, George Munn, Jr., Yankton SD, Mary and Mike Layton, Vero Beach, FL, Fritz and Sheri Munn, Gainesville, FL, and David and Cheryl Munn, Lincoln; 6 grandchildren, Seth, Sarah, Mike, Cassidy, Samantha, Cierra, and Connor; one great–granddaughter, Ariya; and sister, Bonnie Wilson, Litchfield, NE. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise; 3 brothers, John, Marvin, and Gerald; 6 sisters, Iola, Georgina, Rowena, Naomi, Betty, and Donna.
SERVICES 2:30pm Saturday, January 19, 2013 Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 So. 14th St. VISITATION 12-8pm Friday. Memorials to . Condolences www.lincolnfh.com
6800 S. 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68512-2311


Published in Omaha World-Herald from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, 2013