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“Jean, You have my deepest sympathy. I will always remeber Georges helping hand in fixing things for Mom. Also his smile and greetins at the bakery,...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Janice Huisman - Sanborn, MN

“Jean and Family, My sympathy to you at this time. I always appreciated George & your warm greetings and friendly visits. His help in 'fixing'...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Shirley Sheldahl - Blue Earth, MN

“Jean are thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time George is home now and at peace. ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Scott & Marlys Jagerson - Elmore,, MN


George W. Garvick, age 76, of Elmore, died Friday, October 5, 2012, at Golden Living Center, Olivia, MN. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, at 2:00 PM, at Elmore United Methodist Church with Rev. Arthur Keith officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Elmore. Visitation time will be one hour prior to services at the church. Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Blue Earth is assisting the family with the arrangements. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com George was born February 22, 1936, in Kossuth Co, Iowa, the son of Lars and Minnie (Schaumberg) Garvick. He was raised and educated in Elmore where he attended Elmore Schools. He worked on his father's farm and as a farm hand at other area farms before his marriage to Jean M. Whalen on December 30, 1958 in Easton, MN. George later worked for AMPI Dairy in Paynesville for several years and then for Elmore Nursery. He was a mechanic and always had his small engine repair business he ran from his garage. He was always busy fixing or repairing something. His spare time was spent playing with his dog or with his grandchildren whenever possible. George is survived by his wife, Jean Garvick of Elmore, his son, Brian (Lisa) Garvick of Blue Earth, his brothers: Hank (Bernice) Garvick of Kiester, Milford Garvick of Elmore, Leonard (Carolyn) Garvick of Steen, his sisters: Minnie Michaels of Elmore, Junice Huston of Elmore, Vinnie DeNeui of Winnebago, Violet (Bob) Armstrong of Stockton, California, three granddaughters, one grandson and one great grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and three sisters.