George W. Green, Sr. Janesville, WI (1942-2014)

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

August 10, 1942 - June 14, 2014

George W. Green, Sr., age 71, of Janesville, died on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at home. He was born in Savannah, IL, on Aug. 10, 1942, the son of George Wilbur and Gladys (Trude) Green. He served in the U.S. Navy and married Audrey D. Meyers in Brownwood, TX, on May 12, 1962. George owned Ramblin Fever Coach Conversions, and drove over the road semis for over 25 years. He was a jack-of-all-trades, painting barns, roofing, and had an entrepreneurial spirit. He was a very generous man and dearly loved children.

George is survived by his wife of 52 years, Audrey Green; three children: George (Penny) Green, Jr., Christopher Green and Shawn Green, all of Janesville; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; siblings: Rebecca Green of Janesville, Gladys (Clinton) Bradshaw of Winlock, WA, and David (Cindy) Green of Janesville; many nieces, and nephews including: Merril, Shane, Lois, Quincey, Christina and Donald, who he cared for as his own children. He was preceded in death by his parents; and eight siblings: Albert, Russell, Jim, Betty, Donna, Rosemary, Merril, and Anna.

No services will be held. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com

George’s family would like to acknowledge the doctors, nurses, and staff of the VA Hospital & Clinics for the wonderful care given to their husband, father and grandfather.

A Father

I have walked many paths since the day of my birth trying to fill another father’s shoes. Hoping the paths I walked will be easier for my sons, grandson, great grandsons, guiding them to the right path in their own shoes. Now I have come to the end of my own path.


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