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George J. Amen

April 6, 1922 May 6, 2019
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Obituary for George J. Amen

George J. Amen, age 97, of Johnsburg, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019 at The Springs at Crystal Lake, surrounded by his loving family. George was born on April 6, 1922 in Chicago to John and Rose (Azar) Amen.

George was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1943 and returned home in 1946. He served as a Tech Sergeant in the South Pacific and Philippines. He also served as a Lieutenant in the reserves for the next 5 years. On March 3, 1952 he married Doris H. Page in Chicago. A resident of the northwest side of Chicago for many years, George and his wife moved to Johnsburg in June of 1988. He enjoyed boating on the chain with his wife and building model airplanes for many years. George was a loving Papa and best friend to his family.

George is survived by his five children, Rich (Sue) Amen, Mark (Sabina) Amen, Greg (Veronica) Amen, Cheryl Amen, Steve Amen; seven grandchildren, Chris, Eric, Monica, Brandon, Garion, Nick and Dana; 11 great grandchildren, Brenic, Ty, Kal, Eli, Sawyer, Jeremiah, Naomi, Tionne, Gabriella, Jaelyn, and Jadeyn.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Doris on August 2, 2007.

Visitation will be on Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home, 8103 Wilmot Road, Spring Grove, IL 60081.

Visitation will resume on Monday, May 13, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home.

Interment will be in Woodland Cemetery, McHenry, IL.

For information, please call the funeral home at 815-675-0550.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

12

May

3:00 PM 5/12/2019 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/12/2019 7:00:00 PM
Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home

8103 Wilmot Road
Spring Grove, IL 60081

Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home
8103 Wilmot Road Spring Grove 60081 IL
United States

Visitation

Monday

13

May

11:00 AM 5/13/2019 11:00:00 AM
Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home

8103 Wilmot Road
Spring Grove, IL 60081

Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home
8103 Wilmot Road Spring Grove 60081 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Woodland Cemetery Final Resting Place

1655 Richmond Road
McHenry, IL 60050

1655 Richmond Road McHenry 60050 IL
United States
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