George Dresow age 86 of Redwood Falls passed away Monday, January 4, 2016 at Sunwood Good Samaritan Care Center. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 7 at First United Methodist Church in Redwood Falls. Visitation is one hour prior to services at the church. Private family burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Lucan at a later date. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.
George Dresow was born November 20, 1929 on the family farm in Granite Rock Township, Minnesota to Cornelius and Annie (Raveling) Dresow. He was baptized November 22, 1929 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lucan and confirmed June 11, 1944 at St. John Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls. George attended country schools in Redwood County. On February 15, 1950, George married Alice Christensen at the Methodist Church in Redwood Falls. They farmed in the Belview and Redwood Falls area. George retired in 1992 and they moved into Redwood Falls in 1997. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church where he served as a trustee, on the finance committee, and as an usher. George also served on the Redwood Elevator Board for 13 years. He enjoyed farming, hunting, family reunions, and visiting with relatives.
George is survived by his children: Sandra (Dale) Davis of Wabasso, Gerald (Karen Kiser) Dresow of Chanhassen, Alan (Sherry Olson) Dresow of St. Cloud, Jeffry (Joan) Dresow of New Prague; grandsons: Mark Davis, Brian (Kristine) Davis, Jason (Mallory) Dresow, Samual Dresow (fiancée Samantha Brine), and Benjamin Dresow; great grandson Luke Dresow; sister Elaine Meyer of South St. Paul; sister-in-law Phyllis Dresow of Northfield; brother-in-law Arden Busack of Echo; special nephew Leo Surprenant; and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Alice, and siblings: Etta Hansen, Bertha Manguson-Rolland, Augusta Surprenant, Esther Kormann, John Dresow, Lawrence Dresow, Clarence Dresow, Doris Meyer, and Pernell Busack.