TOMAH/CLEVELAND — George Musulin, 91, of Tomah and formerly of Cleveland passed away Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at the Serenity House in Tomah.
George was born July 25, 1926, to Sam and Marie (Kolibas) Musulin in Cleveland. He was a graduate of West Tech High School in 1944. George served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
George was united in marriage to Mary Eberling July 22, 1950. He was a faithful caregiver to his wife for 40 years due to several illnesses throughout her life.
He was an employee of Standard Oil Company for 40 years in Ohio. George enjoyed automobiles, antique cars and building RC airplanes. He was a jack of all trades and could fix anything and kept everything in good repair.
George had a strong faith, and lived his life taking care of his family and others. He and his friend, Nick, carefully cared for St. Mary’s garden for several years. He willingly helped anyone in need. George had a special place in his heart for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughter, Debra (Tim) Strahm of Tomah; grandchildren, Corey (Sarah) Strahm of Altoona, Wis., Chris (Nicole) Strahm of Windsor, Wis., and Sarah (Andrew) Burns of Plattsmouth, Neb.; great-grandchildren, Brady, Liam and Avery, Natalie and Molly, Xavier, Fiona and Elise; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Marie; his wife, Mary in 2000; and a brother, William.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, a.m. at Queen of the Apostles Parish in Tomah. Monsignor Richard Gilles will officiate. Family and friends are invited for visitation one hour prior to the service at the church.
The Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be given in George’s memory to the Serenity House in Tomah. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.
George will be buried with his loving wife and other family members at Holy Cross Cemetery in Cleveland.