George W. Jamieson
1936 - 2020

George W. Jamieson

December 18, 1936-November 13, 2020

George W. Jamieson, 83, died November 13, 2020, at Iowa Masonic Health Facilities in Bettendorf under the care of Clarissa Cook Hospice following his courageous battle with Glioblastoma.

Private family services will be held at this time. The funeral service will be livestreamed and can be found on George's obituary at A private burial will be held at Rose Lawn Cemetery in Moline, IL.

George was born December 18, 1936, in Moline, the son of Roger W. and Georganna Jamieson. He married his high school sweetheart, Jo Ann Burg on June 21, 1958, at First Congregational Church, where they both were baptized and confirmed.

In high school, George participated in football and track, and continued his football career at Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL where he received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration in 1958.

After a sixty-one-year sales career with C.J. Duffey Paper Company, George retired in 2017 as Vice President and General Manager.

He was a long-time member of First Congregational Church where he taught Sunday school and served many years on the Board of Trustees. He also served on the Board of Directors for United Medical Rehabilitation.

George was devoted to his family who brought him his greatest joy. He followed the athletic endeavors of Todd and Ann, never missing a game. He was an avid sports fan of professional and collegiate sports.

George enjoyed playing golf, working in the yard, spending summers in Wisconsin and winters in Arizona, as well as going on fishing trips to Canada with the guys.

George is survived by his wife, Jo of sixty two years, two children: Todd (Ann) of West Des Moines, Iowa, Ann of Jackson, Michigan, special friend; Mary Anne Papiersky, grandson; Christopher Jamieson of Ames, IA, sister in law; Viki Haugstedt, niece; Kristin Mateja (Tony) great nieces; Zoe and Katherine; Nephew Peter Illian (Michelle), great niece; Emma, and great nephews; Andrew and Lucas.

George is preceded in death, by his parents, sister; Diane Leschber, brother-in-law; David Swanson.

The family would like to acknowledge and thank Dr. Monga, University of Iowa Oncology, Iowa Masonic Health Facility and Clarissa Cook Hospice, as well as our many special friends for their exceptional care and support.

Memorials may be made to First Congregational Church in Moline, Youth Hope, Moline, or an organization of your choice.

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Published by Quad-City Times on Nov. 17, 2020.
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Barbara Burns
November 26, 2020
Donna Buysse
November 24, 2020
ann and family thoughts and prayers are with you all
mary harkness
November 19, 2020
Dear George,
Thank you for years of your support and friendship.
During all those years of working for Duffey-I always
could count on your processional and friendly advice and
honest opinion. Thank you for allowing Bob and I to become
friends with your dear wife Jo. We always cherished your friendship.
May God Give You His Eternal Peace.
My Deepest Sympathy and Love the Jo and the Whole Family.
November 19, 2020
You will not read this-but I hope you knew how much your friendship and support ment to me.
For over 40 years of working together - I always knew that I could call you for advice and
assurance - which I needed very often. You were not only very knowledgeable and professional business
person, always a perfect gentleman, but a great and close coworker and friend.
Thank you for introducing Bob and me to your lovely wife - Jo.
We always cherish yours and Jo's friendship. I will miss the talks we had.
"May God Give You His Eternal Peace."
With Deepest Sympathy and much love - Anna Margl

November 19, 2020
November 19, 2020
George was always a kind gentleman. He always had something humorous to say. He will be missed by many.
LaJuan Gault
November 17, 2020
remember him well---very nice guy---you floks were just a couple of houses away from us in the McGill addition, off 53 street---you probably know my wife Carol died couple of years ago, so many are now gone---tom johnson
tom jonson, atlantis florida
November 17, 2020
Jay Posateri
November 17, 2020
My condolences to Jo and your family. May he rest in prace
Sharon Pirkl
November 15, 2020