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George Ira Herfel entered into rest on January 9th 2016.

George was born in South Sioux City Nebraska on November 11th 1939, where he grew up.

He moved to Arizona in 1961 where he became a Crane Operator. In 1971 he became a member of Local 428 Operating Engineers Union and worked on many large projects in Arizona and California including Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant and Bank One Ball Park.

George was preceded to heaven by his parents, Lois and Ray Herfel; his son, Steven Herfel; and brothers, Donald Waddell and Jack Herfel. He is survived by his beloved son, Jesse Herfel; daughter, Lori Sorrells; and sisters, Janice Akins of Phoenix AZ, and Helen Koskovich of South Sioux City NE; along with 6 grandchildren, one great granddaughter, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Along with our family, George will be missed by many friends and neighbors whom he cherished.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at 1:30 P.M at San Tan Memorial Gardens at Schnepf Farms, located at 22425 E Cloud Rd in Queen Creek AZ.

Reception to follow at the home of Jesse and Karen Herfel.

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8 responses to “George Ira Herfel”

  1. Jesse Herfel says:

    We love you Dad and Papa! Miss you so much!

  2. Banks Herfel says:

    Hi . Iove you

  3. Lane Herfel says:

    I love you

  4. David L Waddell says:

    Keep Smiling and hsve 1 with pops. Love Ya

  5. tonya herfel says:

    I will miss you.in our relationship we loved,laughed,and fought it was called marriage.but we always knew we loved each other. may all your heartache be gone and only happiness fill your days.

  6. Penny says:

    George thanks for being a me and Charli’s life. Every time I think of you it makes me smile. I know that you will be in heaven watching over us and that’s awesome.
    Love always Penny and Charli

  7. Craig Cabllero says:

    George, thank you for all the memories and for treating me like your own son…. We will miss you but never forget you. Love you buddy! Craig

  8. Banks Herfel says:

    Thank you for being nice . love you

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George Ira Herfel


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George Ira Herfel entered into rest on January 9th 2016.

George was born in South Sioux City Nebraska on November 11th 1939, where he grew up.

He moved to Arizona in 1961 where he became a Crane Operator. In 1971 he became a member of Local 428 Operating Engineers Union and worked on many large projects in Arizona and California including Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant and Bank One Ball Park.

George was preceded to heaven by his parents, Lois and Ray Herfel; his son, Steven Herfel; and brothers, Donald Waddell and Jack Herfel. He is survived by his beloved son, Jesse Herfel; daughter, Lori Sorrells; and sisters, Janice Akins of Phoenix AZ, and Helen Koskovich of South Sioux City NE; along with 6 grandchildren, one great granddaughter, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Along with our family, George will be missed by many friends and neighbors whom he cherished.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at 1:30 P.M at San Tan Memorial Gardens at Schnepf Farms, located at 22425 E Cloud Rd in Queen Creek AZ.

Reception to follow at the home of Jesse and Karen Herfel.

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8 responses to “George Ira Herfel”

  1. Jesse Herfel says:

    We love you Dad and Papa! Miss you so much!

  2. Banks Herfel says:

    Hi . Iove you

  3. Lane Herfel says:

    I love you

  4. David L Waddell says:

    Keep Smiling and hsve 1 with pops. Love Ya

  5. tonya herfel says:

    I will miss you.in our relationship we loved,laughed,and fought it was called marriage.but we always knew we loved each other. may all your heartache be gone and only happiness fill your days.

  6. Penny says:

    George thanks for being a me and Charli’s life. Every time I think of you it makes me smile. I know that you will be in heaven watching over us and that’s awesome.
    Love always Penny and Charli

  7. Craig Cabllero says:

    George, thank you for all the memories and for treating me like your own son…. We will miss you but never forget you. Love you buddy! Craig

  8. Banks Herfel says:

    Thank you for being nice . love you

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