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George A. Truesdale, age 79, of Chicago, IL, passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2018. George is survived by seven children: Andrew (Karen) Truesdale, Patricia (Matthew) Wisz, Cheryl (Jeff) Fuller, Jo Anne (Anthony) Krawczyk, Mary Jo (Ben) Castillo, Elizabeth (Daniel) Lumsden and Joseph (Dawn) Stepuncik; eighteen grandchildren: Kimberly, Lisa, Sarah, Eric, Renae, Nicole, Carissa, Garrett, Amanda (Christopher), Ashley, Elizabeth, Maggie, J.J., Miles, Katie, Anthony, Hope, and Faith; two great-grandchildren: Charlotte and Amelia; sister: Dolores Compton; brother: Joseph (Mary) Truesdale; sister: Marian (William) McGrane; brother: Arthur (Connie) Truesdale; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife: Charlene Stepuncik-Truesdale; parents: Ernest and Anna Truesdale; brothers: William Truesdale and Ernest T. Truesdale; and sister: Anna Klahn. George graduated in 1982 from Southern Illinois University with a B.S. in Fire Science. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and a retired as Captain with the Chicago Fire Department serving from 1968 to 2000. He loved to travel and visited all 50 states, Canada and Mexico, finally settling in Arizona with his wife, Char, where they volunteered at Home of Hope, in Casa Grande, AZ providing time and love to the children and staff. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to Home of Hope, PO Box 10985, Casa Grande, AZ 85130. Arrangements entrusted to Geisen Funeral, Cremation and Reception Centre in Crown Point, IN. Sign George's online guestbook at www.GeisenFuneralHome.com- (219) 663-2500.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Aug. 12, 2018
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