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George R. SvobodaGeorge R. Svoboda, 66, of St. Paul, died Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at the Fullerton Care & Rehabilitation Center in Fullerton. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Peters Funeral Home in St. Paul. The Rev. Nelson Rossi will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery in St. Paul. George was born on Feb. 7, 1952, at St. Paul, the son of Virgil E. and Frances J. (Ashley) Svoboda. He grew up in St. Paul where he attended St. Paul Public School and was a 1970 graduate of St. Paul High School. He then attended Kearney State College. After college, George worked in the area as a carpenter. He had worked as a supervisor in the construction of Calamus Reservoir and later moved to Iowa where he worked as a supervisor in road construction. In 2008, he returned to St. Paul where he lived with his mother until her death. He continued to live in the family home until Dec. 2016 when he moved to the Fullerton Care & Rehabilitation Center. George liked woodworking and carpentry. He is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Janet Svoboda of Boelus; nieces and nephew, Rebecca and Ryan Waind of Grand Island, William Svoboda of Boelus and Ashley Svoboda of St. Paul. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Rodney Svoboda; and niece, Darcy Jean Svoboda. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice.
To the Svoboda family, I express my sympathy. Knowing the family for many years and being part of them as well. I know George had a long hall of recovery since his heart problems. We can not take for granted the times we had with George as for he was part of my life for many years. He will be in our thoughts and hearts forever. Sincerely Dee Stepanek/Crane
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