Dr. George Koobs Wolfer, Sr.
Dr. George Kobbs Wolfer, Sr., age 86, of Cedar Lake, Michigan passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014 in his home. He was born on February 9, 1928 in Pekin, IL, the youngest of fifteen children born to John and Wilhelmina (Koobs) Wolfer.
George married Natalie Snively on August 19, 1951 in Hillsdale, MI. George served the community as a physician specializing in Radiology and was an active member of the Cedar Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church.
George cherished his children, grandchildren, great-grand children, community, and his church. He also contributed to a wide variety of philanthropic and community organizations.
George is survived by his children: James (Jeannie) Wolfer of Michigan, Dean (Cindy) Wolfer of Illinois, George Wolfer, Jr. of Indiana, Bill (Laurie) Wolfer of Michigan and Lori (Bobby) Chinn of Kentucky; eleven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
George was preceded in death by his loving wife, Natalie, in 2009.
Funeral services celebrating George’s life will be held Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Cedar Lake Seventh Day Adventist Church, 7260 N. Academy Road, Cedar Lake, MI with Pastor Michael Wise officiating. Visitation will be held Monday, September 22, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Brigham Funeral Chapel in Edmore, Michigan. Interment in Cedar Lake Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in George and Natalie’s name can be made to the Worthy Student Fund at the Cedar Lake Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School or to Mel Trotter Ministries Food Pantry in Grand Rapids, MI.
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