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January 10, 2002

(11/6/1921 - 1/19/2002)

George G. Durnal, 80, of Jefferson City, MO, formerly of Bridgeton, MO, died January 19, 2002, at St. Mary's Health Care Center, Jefferson City, MO.

He was born November 6, 1921 in Memphis, MO a son of Grover C. and Valerie (Lancaster) Durnal.

On February 13, 1965, he was married to Florence Vehlewald in Overland, MO. She survives.

George was a longtime resident of the St. Louis, MO area and had just recently moved to Jefferson City, MO.

He was a veteran and served the U.S. Army in World War II. He was a member of the United Auto Workers Local #25. George had been employed with General Motors in St. Louis for 29 years prior to his retirement in 1982.

Survivors include his wife, Florence of the home; two brothers, John L. Durnal of Rolla, MO and Dwight Durnal of Mesa, AZ; one sister, Roberta Winkleman of Quincy, IL; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held January 22, 2002, at Zion-St. Peters United Church of Christ, Pershing, MO, with the Rev. Tony Townley officiating. Burial was in the Fredericksburg Cemetery, Fredericksburg, MO. A memorial has been established for Fredericksburg Cemetery Association. Morton Funeral Home of Linn, MO was in charge of arrangements.

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