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George Stoning -- Plainview

November 11, 2018

George Stoning, 72, died Friday, Nov. 9, at his home in Plainview.

George Burton Stoning was born Oct. 24, 1946, to Ray and Margaret Lorraine (White) Stoning on the family farm in Winona County, Whitewater Township.

He graduated from Plainview High School in 1965. He then worked at Waters Conley in Rochester. On Nov. 25, 1967, he married Susan Williamson at the Methodist Church in Hammond. In 1968, he started employment at Plainview Milk Products and worked their many years. The last 10 years, he had worked at Menards in Rochester.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his grandchildren. George was a member of the North Star Trail and Tree Coon Club.

He is survived by his wife, Susan of Plainview; three sons, George (Angela) Stoning of Plainview, Patrick (Shawna) Stoning of Plainview and Jason (Leslie) Stoning of Rochester; one daughter, BethAnn (Ryan) Phillips of Plainview; five grandchildren, Samantha, Noah, Hope, Alaina and Evan; one sister, Nancy Cole of Rochester; and one brother, Raymond Stoning of Plainview.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service is at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview, with Pastor Cheryl Nyman officiating. Burial is at the Woodland Cemetery, rural Plainview. Visitation is 10 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Schad & Zabel Funeral Home, 57 Third St. SW, Plainview, MN 55964. 507-534-2003. Schadandzabelfuneralhomes.com.

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