George A. Czarnik, of Dallas, formerly of Milton-Freewater, passed away July 14, 2017, at the Evergreen Hospice House in Albany at the age of 79 years.
Funeral services will be Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home in Milton-Freewater. Private interment will be in the Milton-Freewater Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Monmouth Senior Center Bus Fund, 180 Warren St. S., Monmouth, OR 96361, or through the funeral home.
George left this earth on July 14, 2017, to join his daughter Danielle.
He was born March 17, 1938, in Chicago, where he also grew up.
He joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1955. Upon his discharge from the military, he worked for Automatic Electric installing the first telephone dialing system.
On Dec. 30, 1962, he married Pat Pommerening in Las Vegas.
The couple moved to Milton-Freewater in 1965. George retired from Continental Can Company in Walla Walla, Wash., in 1995.
The couple then moved to Dallas in 2005, where he became involved with the travel planner groups at the Monmouth Senior Center.
He is survived by his wife Pat Czarnik at the home, and a son Brian Czarnik, of Aumsville.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter Danielle.