Chris George

age 49 of Osakis passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 after a heart attack.

Christopher Alan was born to Robert and Mary (Kennedy) George on April 13, 1971 in Sauk Centre, MN. He attended Osakis Public Schools and graduated with the Class of 1989. He was a natural athlete who continued to play football for two more years for the University of MN, Crookston campus. He then attended St. Cloud Technical College to complete his electrical degree, following in his father’s footsteps. He became a Master Electrician and was the third generation of electricians to run the George Electric business. He married his soulmate, Jenni May on September 19, 1998 in Browerville, MN. They made their home in rural Osakis and became the parents of two daughters, Kennedy and Ellie, and a son, Reggie.  

Sports were always a big part of Chris’s life, whether participating himself or cheering from the stands. He was a very loyal Osakis Silverstreaks fan, but also loved to cheer for his favorite college team, the Oklahoma Sooners. However, Chris’s greatest joy came when he was able to coach and/or watch his own children’s sports. Chris was currently serving as a member of the Osakis School Board.  O ther interests included deer hunting, ice fishing, cooking on his Traeger, and esp. collecting his Ford Mustangs.

Chris’s kind heart gave him the unique ability to make everyone he came in contact with feel welcomed. He will be truly missed by all. Heaven gained one of the great ones.

He leaves behind the family he so cherished, his wife, Jenni and children, Kennedy, Ellie and Reggie George, all of Osakis; his mother, Mary George of Osakis and siblings, Robert (Cathy) George, III of West Point, UT and Stephanie George of Sauk Centre; his mother-in-law, Rosemarie ‘Topsy’ May of Browerville; many nieces and nephews, cousins and an untold number of friends.  Preceded by h is father, Bob George, Jr.; father-in-law, Herbert May; his sister, Steph’s life-long partner, Neil Marty; nephew, Dalton May.

A Mass was held Sat., Dec. 12, 2020 at 12 Noon at Christ the King Catholic Church in Browerville, MN with Fr. Mitchell Bechtold officiating, Interment is at the Calvary Cemetery in Osakis.  Condolences may be left under Chris’s Tribute page at and to view the service.   Arrangements by Roy-Hetland Funeral Home, Osakis, MN

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