George Herauf, 80, Bismarck died September 9, 2017 peacefully with his family at his side at St. Alexius Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Bismarck. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5:00-8:00 pm at the Bismarck Funeral Home with a Rosary and Vigil service at 6:30 p.m.
George was born on June 30, 1937 in Dickinson, ND to John and Ceclia Herauf. George married Florence Dukart in 1959. George worked as a heavy equipment operator and a greeter at Walmart in Dickinson ND. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and took pride in a well-manicured lawn.
George is survived by Florence his wife of 58 years, sons Jeff (Jacky) and Terry (Tammie) both of Brighton,CO, Randy (Ellen) Phoenix, AZ and Rick(Imee) Nashville, TN; 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, one sister Ida Perzinski of Dickinson, ND and numerous nieces and nephews.
George was preceded in death by his son Danny, parents John and Cecilia, brothers Joe, Tony, Val, Pius, Alfred, Herb and 2 infant brothers and sisters Katie, Eleanor, Mary Ann and Irene.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donation to the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery in Mandan. The family would like to thank the staff at St. Alexius for their care and dedication.