George E. Butterfield

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George E. Butterfield



George E. Butterfield, 83, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, passed away Friday, October 20, 2017.

George was the past president and very active member of the bluegrass music group, "Southwest Pickers". His passion for bluegrass music was an inspiration to many. He also had an amazing talent with wood carving which received him many awards from entries placed in the NM State Fair.

George is survived by his wife of 61 years, Irmgard "Irmi" Butterfield; daughter Heidi and Mark Faw; granddaughter Shalyse and Justin Edgar; great-granddaughters Alize and Baylee Edgar. He is also survived by his brothers, Bernie and Don Butterfield, their wives, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son, Rudi E. Butterfield.

A celebration of his life will take place on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 9315 Candelaria Rd. NE, Alb. NM 87112 at 12:30 p.m.

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Covenant Presbyterian Church
9315 Candelaria Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Oct. 22, 2017