George D. Hurst

August 9, 1955 - June 30, 2020
North Suburban Evangelical Free Church
200 Lake Cook Rd.
Deerfield, IL 60015
847.945.4630 | Map
Sunday 7/5, 1:00 pm
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North Suburban Church Meet-a-Need Fund

200 Lake Cook Rd.

Deerfield, IL, 60015

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George D. Hurst, age 64, went home to Glory with Jesus on June 30, 2020. He was a Chicago native. Beloved husband to Ginny (Alexander). Beyond proud father and father-in-law to Rebecca (Dave) Pawela, Cara (Andy) Ademe, and Tyler Hurst. Loving Gramps and Papa to Lydia, Iris, Sadie Pawela, and Evangeline Ademe. Dear brother toContinue Reading

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Michele Youngquist left a message on July 9, 2020:
George always took the time to see us when we came from out of town even if it was brief it was much appreciated. He will be missed! Michele Youngquist Bay Baby Produce
Doreen melenchuk left a message on July 6, 2020:
Ginny, Rebecca, Kara and Tyler, I'm so sorry for your loss. George was a great guy who would do anything for anyone. He was so happy when he could bring the team pizzas from Lou Malnati's in IL. He would put the seat warmer on and deliver them hot to the office in Milwaukee. He had so much passion for his Job, his family, sports and his music. I'm so glad I had the opportunity to work with him for the last 13 years and I will dearly miss him. May you find comfort in all your memories of him.
PETE NORBUT left a message on July 6, 2020:
I was very sorry to hear of George's passing. I worked with George for the past few years dealing in seasonal produce. George always took time from his busy schedule to say hello when I called. I will miss working with such a true gentleman. My condolences to his entire family.
Julie Spellman left a message on July 6, 2020:
The service was beautiful George, your Cuds and your family were strong, shared sweet memories of the
Ken and Debby Alexander left a message on July 5, 2020:
Such a beautiful service for George. Very touching. We were so happy to be able to watch it, since we could not be there in person. We will certainly miss him!
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Peter Schoenberg left a message on July 5, 2020:
This was such a beautiful memorial for you George. It was so great to see all the memories that I still have in my heart for you. You truly ere a beautiful soul and all the memories you have created will last a lifetime. Thank you so much for being my friend for most of my life, and watching me grow. Your influences willl be with me during my life. May your family remember how special you are and may you look on your family from above and protect them for all eternity. I’ll miss you George.
Diana and Ken Kugler left a message on July 5, 2020:
Dear Ginny, Our hearts are breaking for you. And for your children and their families. We are so sorry for your loss. George was such a kind man with a great sense of humor and always had a story to tell! I was proud to be a witness of your love at your beautiful wedding. The 3 of us were like Thelma and Louise, plus George! Remember running around in his Z hatchback?! He loved you and the family you built together more than anything. Now you have your own angel in heaven. Thank you for offering the funeral Service online for those of us who cannot travel to be with you at this time. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with you and the family. xo virtual hugs Diana and Ken
Rich and Shirley Pawela left a message on July 5, 2020:
Ginny, so sorry we can’t be with you and your family, but please know that George and all of you are in our hearts, prayers, thoughts, and fond memories. May God give you strength and blessings in the days ahead.
Brian Sczesny left a message on July 5, 2020:
George was a great friend and coworker. To Ginny and the kids, he loved you all so very much and was so proud of any accomplishments you all have made. He loved his grandkids so much. He would always express how grateful and happy he was to see them the following day after a visit. I will miss our conversations about baseball, football and life in general. I am going to miss you George.
Keith and Daniela Leander left a message on July 4, 2020:
Our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.
Christine Dolejs left a message on July 4, 2020:
Dear Ginny and all, What a wonderful smile George always had for everyone. He particpated at North Sub through you all. He is a man who shared whatever he had especially his own family with all of us and all the little ones. We will miss you George. Christine and Ron Dolejs
Larry Sickels left a message on July 3, 2020:
It was hard to get a word in edge wise as George would talk about sports or produce but I will always remember the gleam in his eye and passion in his voice when he was talking about Ginny and his family. Miss you buddy...
Denise Glandon left a message on July 3, 2020:
George had the biggest heart of anyone I’ve ever known and could compliment anyone for anything they did. I should know. He was constantly doing that to me. It has been an honor to work with him and I’ll always be grateful for all he taught me.
Bill Wildeboer left a message on July 3, 2020:
Dear Ginny, Cara & Tyler - please accept my sincerest condolences for you and your family . I’m so deeply saddened to hear of George’s passing. Coaching with George was an incredible privilege & I never walked away from George without feeling his genuine love for his family. George made everyone feel great and brought out the best in everyone. The greatest gift in life is knowing someone who could lift your spirits & George mastered this! I see so much of George in your character and it had to be one of his proudest achievements. R.I.P. George & Thanks for touching our lives in your special way!
Stephanie Sircar left a message on July 3, 2020:
I got to see Mr. Hurst whenever I would go over to Cara's house in high school and all my memories are of him smiling and laughing. He would tease and joke around with us and always made me feel welcome. Just thinking of him brings him a smile to my face. I can just imagine him with Jesus, smiling and laughing.I'm so sorry for your loss, I know how much you must miss him. I'm praying for your family and my heart is with you.Love,Stephanie
Ross Greco left a message on July 3, 2020:
George was my friend for over 40 years. He was a family man, very religious, and had a big heart. His family and friends , especially his grandkids, were the most important things to him. He was a sports nut and loved his Chicago Cubs. On a professional level, he was one of the best produce people I had the pleasure to work with. He had a passion for the produce business that was infectious. George we will miss you. Ginny, my condolences to you and your entire family, Ross and Pam.
Joe Summerville left a message on July 3, 2020:
Fond memories of a childhood friend .. Godspeed .. Joe Summerville
Dan Mora left a message on July 3, 2020:
My deepest condolences to the Hurst Family. Though, I only knew George for a short time. The first day I met George he welcomed me as part of the Roundy’s family. We only spent 3 weeks together, however I heard about his wonderful family and how much he loved and cared about them. I’m forever grateful for the learnings about the Produce business and the importance of treating others as you would want a family member treated. George was a very special person who will be missed dearly by many of us. Thoughts and prayers to the Hurst Family. Dan Mora
Mari Danielson left a message on July 3, 2020:
My deepest condolences to the Hurst family as well as to his Roundy's family. I had the pleasure to know and work with George for several years and he truly was an enjoyable character that brightened my day with each interaction. I will miss my trips to Chicago to visit with George - and to see all of his photos of his family who he truly loved with every ounce of his being. George will truly be missed. I wish I could be there to pay my respects, but know that y'all are in my heart and mind in these days of grief.
Donna gaeth left a message on July 3, 2020:
Dear Ginny, sending my deepest condolences. I always had to smile when I saw George because he was always smiling. He'd always bring up our days at store 69 and some great memories. I hope you find peace in all your memories.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Robert J Weisskopf left a message on July 3, 2020:
I grew up with George on Oakdale. We played together and were good friends for many years. as life happens we lost contact with each other due to careers and families. It wasn't until a couple of years ago we reconnected. He was a true character who I will always fondly remember. Bless you, Georgie.
Paul Jarzombek left a message on July 3, 2020:
George was a great guy and I was very glad to know him through my brother. I know he loved his family, his church and his community deeply. Sincere condolences on the loss of a great man.
Paul Marinaro left a message on July 3, 2020:
I as many others lost a great friend. I’m sad for his wonderful family they have lost one of the best husbands and father’s put on this planet. I will never forget the sparkle in their eyes when they saw him coming. Any chance George had he would insist Of me and many others “come in for a minute to meet the family “. I’m thankful to have known George for 23 years and fortunate to speak with Ginny many times. Ginny , Rebecca, Cara and Tyler rest assure George is already making a name for himself in his new home. Thoughts and prayers to all. The Marinaro family
Haben Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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