Evans Funeral Home
"Compassionate Funeral Service"
Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911
Secondary Number ~ 701.650.9937
George M. Garland
George M. Garland, age 87, of Carrington, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020, in Mesa, Arizona.
George M. Garland was born May 23, 1933, in Carrington, ND to George S. and Ellen M. (Murphy) Garland. George graduated from Carrington High School in 1951. He was interested in farming all through high school and was active in Future Farmers of America and was on the basketball team. George married Joanne Footitt on October 24, 1952 in Carrington, ND. They made their home on the farm near Carrington and had three daughters, Nancy Rae, Patti Jo, and Paula Jean. George and Joanne were divorced on January 8, 1973. He married Rose A. (Sprunk) Ludemann on February 27, 1974. They lived on the family farm near Carrington.
George enjoyed pulling his 5th-wheel camper to Arizona for many winters to RV parks in Arizona City and Casa Grande before settling into a winter home in Mesa, AZ. Always returning to the farm in the spring. George enjoyed sports, especially the Minnesota Vikings, and keeping up with the news of the grandkids’ sports. Known as a quiet, kind, and gentle man, George will be remembered and deeply missed by his daughters, Patti (Gregg) Mayerich and Paula (Dave) Loegering, both of Fargo; stepdaughters, Cindy (Chuck Roberts) Ludemann, Johnston, IA and Jane Halvorson, Grimes, IA; 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter which made five generations for George; one sister, Sybil (Curtis) Brown, Farmington, NM; and his beloved dog Abbey.
George was preceded in death by his parents, wife Rose, daughter, Nancy Olson, and granddaughter Tanya Lindblad.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 9:00AM-5:00PM at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington, ND.
Graveside Service will be held Friday, October 9, 2020 at 2:00PM at the Carrington Cemetery, Carrington, ND.
Burial will be in the Carrington Cemetery, Carrington, ND.
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