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George McCann Osceola

George McCann, 72, of Osceola died June 13, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

Graveside services were 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, at Maple Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Chuck DeVos officiated. Interment was in Maple Hill Cemetery. Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to his family for a tribute to be decided at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.kalefuneralhome.com.

George Andrew McCann, son of Agnes Lea (Herron) and Cleyon Welber McCann, was born May 24, 1942, in Osceola.

George attended school in Clarke County and graduated in 1960 from Osceola High School.

After graduation, George served as a medic in the United States Army.

On Sept. 12, 1970, George married Tana Sue Miller in Osceola.

George spent most of his 72 years living on the family farm. While George spent much of his time as a farmer, he also was an antique dealer.

George was a member of the Co-op Board and a Knox Township trustee for many years. In his early years, he joined the Rambling Riders Motorcycle Club.

George is survived by his wife Tana Sue McCann of Osceola; daughter Melissa Short (Chris Dorsey) of Osceola; son Matthew McCann (Cheri) of Osceola; grandsons, Carter James McCann and Cole Andrew McCann; sister-in-law Sandra Coultis (Rob) of Overland Park, Kan.; as well as other relatives and many friends.

George was preceded in death by his parents, brothers-in-law Joe Miller and George Nelson; sister-in-law Patsy Nelson; mother-in-law Leota Miller and father-in-law James Miller.

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