- November 6, 1961 - December 3, 2012
- Brownsburg, Indiana
of George's Passing
- Contributions in memory of George may be made to
George Wilkens Memorial Children's Education Fund
Any Old National Bank Location
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If I had to pick one word to describe George, it would be "strong" strong in body, strong in friendship, and strong in spirit. I recall a time in elementary school gym class when our whole class cheered George on, as he struggled to break the school record for pull-ups. The record was 12, and our teacher, Mr Blake called out "c'mon George, you can do it!" George grimaced and strained, and I can still visualize George's arms quivering as
Posted by: Mike Schell - Silver Spring, MD - school friend Jun 24, 2013
Well my cousin your work is just beginning! Angels like you must be busy, busy, busy!
Posted by: Michelle Mayo - Colorado Springs, CO - Cousin Dec 08, 2012
It seems such a short time ago that I watched George excel in gymnastics or play in the marching band. While I didn't stay in touch over the years I recently reconnected with George and many other Pike classmates through Face book. My sympathy and condolences to the family, the memories and times shared will be cherished throughout our short time here.
Pike High School, class of 1980.
Posted by: David Poindexter - Indianapolis, IN - Classmate Dec 08, 2012
Any ways George drove for us a few times, and dad stayed in touch with him somewhat. He is one kind man. Sorry for your loss Crista and kids. Lord knows he is in a much better place. So very Sorry for the young kids, I have a 14 year old Daughter also. Many others but, but I know that mine would be devastated if this were on her now. So tell George we said hey, and we wanted to
Posted by: Jim, Greg,Jeff Sweat - Fowlerton, IN - Friend Dec 07, 2012
Moving equipment no matter how bad you felt each day; lights had to be set just so; always a professional. Your goal was to last until the kids were out of HS.
Posted by: Charles Hodge - Indianapolis - Friend Dec 07, 2012
Thoughts and prayers to help comfort in this time of sadness.
Posted by: Coach Miller - Brownsburg, IN - Emma's Golf Coach Dec 07, 2012
George was the bravest person I have ever met. RIP, George. I miss you!
Posted by: Kristin Hinshaw - Indianapolis, IN - Friend Dec 07, 2012
George was a friend of mine and in the same class at Pike High School. He had tremendous energy and was always quick to smile and be friendly with everyone. Although we didn't stay in contact beyond high school, I was not surprised to read the obituary and learn of his many talents. I was able to see him again in 2010 at our high school reunion and we shared a brief conversation that touched me deeply. He was a
Posted by: Karen Kurzawa - Portland, OR - friend from Pike High School Dec 06, 2012
George was a great man and always smiling no matter what! We will miss him!
Posted by: Dan & Dru Laycock - Speedway, IN - Friends Dec 06, 2012
It was an honor for us to care for George and his family. We were all in awe of his strength of body and spirit. Blessings to Crista, the kids, and his family and friends. Much love from the staff of St. Vincent Hospice
Posted by: Erin Butler - IN Dec 06, 2012